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
רוּע 
Ruwa` 
Usage: 45

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

תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

References

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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