Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.

Holman Bible

If someone puts up security for a stranger, he will suffer for it, but the one who hates such agreements is protected.

International Standard Version

Securing a loan for a stranger will bring suffering, but by refusing to do so, one remains safe.

A Conservative Version

He who is surety for a stranger shall smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure.

American Standard Version

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it; But he that hateth suretyship is secure.

Amplified

He who becomes security for an outsider shall smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure [from its penalties].

Bible in Basic English

He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe.

Darby Translation

It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

With anxiety shall he that is surety for a stranger be afflicted, and he that hates suretiship shall live securely.

Julia Smith Translation

The evil one shall become evil, for he became surety for a stranger: and he hating those striking hands being secure.

King James 2000

He that is surety for a stranger shall suffer for it: and he that hates being surety is secure.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He will suffer trouble when he loans to a stranger, but he who refuses a pledge is safe.

Modern King James verseion

He who is surety for a stranger shall be ruined; and he who hates suretyship is safe.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that is surety for a stranger, hurteth himself; but he that meddleth not with suretyship, is sure.

NET Bible

The one who puts up security for a stranger will surely have trouble, but whoever avoids shaking hands will be secure.

New Heart English Bible

He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, but he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.

The Emphasized Bible

He that becometh surety for a stranger, goeth to utter ruin, but, he that hateth striking hands, is secure.

Webster

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.

World English Bible

He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, but he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.

Youngs Literal Translation

Evil one suffereth when he hath been surety for a stranger, And whoso is hating suretyship is confident.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He that is surety
ערב 
`arab 
Usage: 18

רוּע 
Ruwa` 
shout , noise , ..alarm , cry , triumph , smart ,
Usage: 45

for it and he that hateth
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

References

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

14 Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in abundance of counselors there is victory. 15 He who is guarantor for a stranger will surely suffer for it, But he who hates being a guarantor is secure. 16 A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches.



Cross References

Proverbs 17:18

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

Proverbs 6:1-5

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

Proverbs 20:16

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

Proverbs 22:26-27

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



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