Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge that is surety for foreigners.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Take his garment,
for he has put up security for a stranger;
get collateral if it is for foreigners.

International Standard Version

Take the garment of anyone who puts up collateral for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he does it for an unfamiliar woman.

A Conservative Version

Take his garment who is surety for a stranger, and hold him in pledge for foreigners.

Amplified


[The judge tells the creditor], “Take the clothes of one who is surety for a stranger;
And hold him in pledge [when he guarantees a loan] for foreigners.”

Bible in Basic English

Take a man's clothing if he makes himself responsible for a strange man, and get an undertaking from him who gives his word for strange men.

Darby Translation

Take his garment that is become surety for another, and hold him in pledge for strangers.

Julia Smith Translation

Take his garment that became surety for a stranger: and bind him by a pledge for strange women.

King James 2000

Take his garment who is surety for a stranger: and hold it as a pledge of him for an immoral woman.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Take his garment, for he has given security [to] a stranger, and on behalf of a foreigner--take it as pledge.

Modern King James verseion

Take the garment of him who is surety for a stranger; and take a pledge from him for strangers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; and take a pledge of him for the unknown man's sake.

NET Bible

Take a man's garment when he has given security for a stranger, and when he gives surety for strangers, hold him in pledge.

New Heart English Bible

Take the garment of one who puts up collateral for a stranger; and hold him in pledge for a wayward woman.

The Emphasized Bible

Take his garment who is pledge for a stranger, - then, for a woman unknown, accept him as surety.

Webster

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

World English Bible

Take the garment of one who puts up collateral for a stranger; and hold him in pledge for a wayward woman.

Youngs Literal Translation

Take his garment when a stranger hath been surety, And for strangers pledge it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

15 There is gold, and abundance of rubies; But the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel. 16 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge that is surety for foreigners. 17 Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man; But afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.



Cross References

Proverbs 27:13

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge that is surety for a foreign woman.

Exodus 22:26-27

If thou at all take thy neighbor's garment to pledge, thou shalt restore it unto him before the sun goeth down:

Proverbs 2:16

To deliver thee from the strange woman, Even from the foreigner that flattereth with her words;

Proverbs 5:3

For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil:

Proverbs 7:5

That they may keep thee from the strange woman, From the foreigner that flattereth with her words.

Proverbs 7:10

And, behold, there met him a woman With the attire of a harlot, and wily of heart.

Proverbs 11:15

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

Proverbs 22:26-27

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

Proverbs 23:27

For a harlot is a deep ditch; And a foreign woman is a narrow pit.

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