When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.
* When thou voweſt a vow vnto God, deferre not to pay it: for he hath no pleaſure in fooles; * pay that which thou haſt vowed.
אָחַר , verb, ʾahar — to remain behind, tarry (value 209)
H309, אָחַר ʼâchar, aw-khar'; a primitive root; to loiter (i.e. be behind); by implication to procrastinate:—continue, defer, delay, hinder, be late (slack), stay (there), tarry (longer).
to delay, hesitate, tarry, defer, remain behind
to delay, tarry (intensive)
to cause one to delay, hinder, keep back
(Piel) to delay, wait, stay behind (but not in hope)
Used in 16 Verses, 10 Books 16  Occurrence Count
אַיִן , adverb, noun, negation, ʾayin — nothing, nought (value 61)
H369, אַיִן ʼayin, ah'-yin; as if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a nonentity; generally used as a negative particle:—else, except, fail, (father-) less, be gone, in(-curable), neither, never, no (where), none, nor, (any, thing), not, nothing, to nought, past, un(-searchable), well-nigh, without. Compare H370.
nothing, not, nought
to have not (of possession)
for lack of
Used in 686 Verses, 38 Books 787  Occurrence Count
אַל , adverb of negation, ʾal — not (a subjective neg.) (value 31)
H408, אַל ʼal, al; a negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing:—nay, neither, + never, no, nor, not, nothing (worth), rather than.
not, no, nor, neither, nothing (as wish or preference)
do not, let not (with a verb)
let there not be (with a verb understood)
not, no (with substantive)
nothing (as substantive)
Used in 572 Verses, 37 Books 724  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אֲשֶׁר , conjunction, relative pronoun, ʾasher — who, which, that (value 501)
H834, אֲשֶׁר ʼăsher, ash-er'; a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.:—× after, × alike, as (soon as), because, × every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), × if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), × though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(-soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.
that (in obj clause)
Used in 4440 Verses, 39 Books 5502  Occurrence Count
אֵת , particle, ʾeyt — untranslatable mark of the accusative case (value 401)
H853, אֵת ʼêth, ayth; apparent contracted from H226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely):—[as such unrepresented in English].
sign of the definite direct object, not translated in English but generally preceding and indicating the accusative
Used in 6780 Verses, 39 Books 10904  Occurrence Count
חֵפֶץ , masculine noun, heyfetz — delight, pleasure (value 178)
H2656, חֵפֶץ chêphets, khay'-fets; from H2654; pleasure; hence (abstractly) desire; concretely, a valuable thing; hence (by extension) a matter (as something in mind):—acceptable, delight(-some), desire, things desired, matter, pleasant(-ure), purpose, willingly.
the good pleasure
that in which one takes delight
Used in 38 Verses, 12 Books 39  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כְּסִיל , masculine noun, kəsiyl — stupid fellow, dullard, fool (value 120)
H3684, כְּסִיל keçîyl, kes-eel'; from H3688; properly, fat, i.e. (figuratively) stupid or silly:—fool(-ish).
fool, stupid fellow, dullard, simpleton, arrogant one
Used in 69 Verses, 3 Books 70  Occurrence Count
נָדַר , verb, nadar — to vow (value 254)
H5087, נָדַר nâdar, naw-dar'; a primitive root; to promise (pos., to do or give something to God):—(make a) vow.
to vow, make a vow
(Qal) to vow a vow
Used in 28 Verses, 13 Books 30  Occurrence Count
נֶדֶר , masculine noun, neder — a vow (value 254)
H5088, נֶדֶר neder, neh'-der; or נֵדֶר nêder; from H5087; a promise (to God); also (concretely) a thing promised:—vow(-ed).
Used in 57 Verses, 15 Books 60  Occurrence Count
שָׁלַם , verb, shalam — to be complete or sound (value 370)
H7999, שָׁלַם shâlam, shaw-lam'; a primitive root; to be safe (in mind, body or estate); figuratively, to be (causatively, make) completed; by implication, to be friendly; by extension, to reciprocate (in various applications):—make amends, (make an) end, finish, full, give again, make good, (re-) pay (again), (make) (to) (be at) peace(-able), that is perfect, perform, (make) prosper(-ous), recompense, render, requite, make restitution, restore, reward, × surely.
to be in a covenant of peace, be at peace
to be at peace
peaceful one (participle)
(Pual) one in covenant of peace (participle)
to make peace with
to cause to be at peace
(Hophal) to live in peace
to be complete, be sound
to be complete, be finished, be ended
to be sound, be uninjured
to complete, finish
to make safe
to make whole or good, restore, make compensation
to make good, pay
to requite, recompense, reward
to be performed
to be repaid, be requited
to complete, perform
to make an end of
Used in 107 Verses, 25 Books 110  Occurrence Count
|Ecclesiastes 5:4Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.
|Original Text (WLC)
|כַּאֲשֶׁר֩ תִּדֹּ֨ר נֶ֜דֶר לֽ͏ֵאלֹהִ֗ים אַל־תְּאַחֵר֙ לְשַׁלְּמ֔וֹ כִּ֛י אֵ֥ין חֵ֖פֶץ בַּכְּסִילִ֑ים אֵ֥ת אֲשֶׁר־תִּדֹּ֖ר שַׁלֵּֽם׃
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|When thou vowest
|not to pay
|it; for he hath no pleasure
|that which thou hast vowed.
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