Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A man void of understanding strikes hands and becomes surety in the presence of his friend.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

Holman Bible

One without sense enters an agreement
and puts up security for his friend.

International Standard Version

A man who lacks sense cosigns a loan, becoming a guarantor for his neighbor.

A Conservative Version

A man void of understanding strikes hands, and becomes surety in the presence of his neighbor.

American Standard Version

A man void of understanding striketh hands, And becometh surety in the presence of his neighbor.

Amplified

A man void of good sense gives a pledge and becomes security for another in the presence of his neighbor.

Bible in Basic English

A man without sense gives his hand in an agreement, and makes himself responsible before his neighbour.

Darby Translation

A senseless man striketh hands, becoming surety for his neighbour.

Julia Smith Translation

A man wanting heart will strike the hand, pledging a pledge before his friend.

King James 2000

A man void of understanding gives pledge, and becomes surety in the presence of his neighbor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A person who lacks {sense} {pledges}; he becomes security before his neighbor.

Modern King James verseion

A man lacking heart strikes hands; he pledges in the presence of his friend.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso promiseth by the hand, and is surety for another; he is a fool.

NET Bible

The one who lacks wisdom strikes hands in pledge, and puts up financial security for his neighbor.

New Heart English Bible

A man void of understanding strikes hands, and becomes collateral in the presence of his neighbor.

The Emphasized Bible

A man lacking sense, is one who striketh hands, giving security, before his neighbour.

Webster

A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

World English Bible

A man void of understanding strikes hands, and becomes collateral in the presence of his neighbor.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man lacking heart is striking hands, A surety he becometh before his friend.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

ערבּה 
`arubbah 
Usage: 2

in the presence
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. 18 A man void of understanding strikes hands and becomes surety in the presence of his friend. 19 Transgression loves him that loves strife, and he that exalts his gate seeks destruction.



Cross References

Proverbs 11:15

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

Proverbs 6:1-5

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

Proverbs 20:16

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him that is surety for a strange woman.

Proverbs 22:16

He that oppresses the poor to increase his riches and who gives to the rich shall surely come to want.

Proverbs 22:26-27

Be not thou one of them that strike hands or of them that are sureties for debts.

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