Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

American Standard Version

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

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 rare jewel. 16 Take the garment of one who puts up collateral for a stranger; and hold him in pledge for a wayward woman. 17 Fraudulent food is sweet to a man, but afterwards his mouth is filled with gravel.



Cross References

Proverbs 27:13

Take his garment when he puts up collateral for a stranger. Hold it for a wayward woman!

Exodus 22:26-27

If you take your neighbor's garment as collateral, you shall restore it to him before the sun goes down,

Proverbs 2:16

To deliver you from the strange woman, even from the foreigner who flatters with her words;

Proverbs 5:3

For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,

Proverbs 7:5

that they may keep you from the strange woman, from the foreigner who flatters with her words.

Proverbs 7:10

Behold, there a woman met him with the attire of a prostitute, and with crafty intent.

Proverbs 11:15

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

Proverbs 22:26-27

Don't you be one of those who strike hands, of those who are collateral for debts.

Proverbs 23:27

For a prostitute is a deep pit; and a wayward wife is a narrow well.

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