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It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make enquiry.
- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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Other Translations of Proverbs 20:25
It is a snare to the man who deuoureth that which is holy: and after vowes, to make inquirie.- King James Version (1611)
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It is a trap for a man to say rashly, "It is holy! And after the vows to make inquiry."- New American Standard Version (1995)
It is a snare to a man rashly to say, `It is' holy, And after vows to make inquiry.- American Standard Version (1901)
It is a danger to a man to say without thought, It is holy, and, after taking his oaths, to be questioning if it is necessary to keep them.- Basic English Bible
It is a snare to a man rashly to say, It is hallowed, and after vows to make inquiry.- Darby Bible
It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make inquiry. - Webster's Bible
It is a snare to a man to make a rash dedication, then later to consider his vows.- World English Bible
A snare to a man [is] he hath swallowed a holy thing, And after vows to make inquiry.- Youngs Literal Bible
It is a snare to a man rashly to say: 'Holy', and after vows to make inquiry.- Jewish Publication Society Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 20:25
20:25 A snare - It brings guilt upon him. After - After a man has made vows to enquire for ways to break them.
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