Proverbs 6:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor, Have given a pledge for a stranger,

King James Version

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

International Standard Version

My son, if you guarantee a loan for your neighbor, if you have agreed to a deal with a stranger,

A Conservative Version

My son, if thou have become surety for thy neighbor, if thou have struck thy hands for a stranger,

American Standard Version

My son, if thou art become surety for thy neighbor, If thou hast stricken thy hands for a stranger;

Amplified

My son, if you have become security for your neighbor, if you have given your pledge for a stranger or another,

Bible in Basic English

My son, if you have made yourself responsible for your neighbour, or given your word for another,

Darby Translation

My son, if thou hast become surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand for a stranger,

Holman Bible

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor or entered into an agreement with a stranger,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

Julia Smith Translation

My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger;

King James 2000

My son, if you become surety for your friend, if you have struck your hand with a stranger,

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, if you have pledged to your neighbor, [if] you have bound {yourself} to the stranger,

Modern King James verseion

My son, if you are surety for your friend, if you struck your palms with a stranger,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, if thou be surety for thy neighbour, thou hast fastened thine hand with another man:

NET Bible

My child, if you have made a pledge for your neighbor, and have become a guarantor for a stranger,

New Heart English Bible

My son, if you have become collateral for your neighbor, if you have struck your hands in pledge for a stranger;

New simplified Bible

My son, if you serve as surety for your friend and you give your pledge to him,

The Emphasized Bible

My son, if thou have become surety for thy neighbour, - have struck for a stranger thy hands,

Webster

My son, if thou art surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

World English Bible

My son, if you have become collateral for your neighbor, if you have struck your hands in pledge for a stranger;

Youngs Literal Translation

My son! if thou hast been surety for thy friend, Hast stricken for a stranger thy hand,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My son

Usage: 0

if thou be surety
ערב 
`arab 
Usage: 18

ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

if thou hast stricken
תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

References

Context Readings

Against Pledges

1 My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor, Have given a pledge for a stranger, 2 If you have been snared with the words of your mouth, Have been caught with the words of your mouth,


Cross References

Proverbs 11:15

He who is guarantor for a stranger will surely suffer for it, But he who hates being a guarantor is secure.

Proverbs 17:18

A man lacking in sense pledges And becomes guarantor in the presence of his neighbor.

Proverbs 22:26

Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts.

Job 17:3

"Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself; Who is there that will be my guarantor?

Proverbs 20:16

Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.

Proverbs 27:13

Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge.

Genesis 43:9

"I myself will be surety for him; you may hold me responsible for him. If I do not bring him back to you and set him before you, then let me bear the blame before you forever.

Genesis 44:32-33

"For your servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, 'If I do not bring him back to you, then let me bear the blame before my father forever.'

Hebrews 7:22

so much the more also Jesus has become the guarantee of a better covenant.



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