19 Sin is not ended by multiplying words,
    but the prudent hold their tongues.(A)

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13 To answer before listening—
    that is folly and shame.(A)

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Do not be quick with your mouth,
    do not be hasty in your heart
    to utter anything before God.(A)
God is in heaven
    and you are on earth,
    so let your words be few.(B)

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When you make a vow to God, do not delay to fulfill it.(A) He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow.(B) It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfill it.(C)

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25 This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: You and your wives(A) have done what you said you would do when you promised, ‘We will certainly carry out the vows we made to burn incense and pour out drink offerings to the Queen of Heaven.’(B)

“Go ahead then, do what you promised! Keep your vows!(C)

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