Parallel Verses

Amplified

Be not one of those who strike hands and pledge themselves, or of those who become security for another's debts.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Don’t be one of those who enter agreements,
who put up security for loans.

International Standard Version

Don't be one of those who make promises to guarantee loans for debts.

A Conservative Version

Be thou not one of those who strike hands, [or] of those who are sureties for debts.

American Standard Version

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

Bible in Basic English

Be not one of those who give their hands in an agreement, or of those who make themselves responsible for debts:

Darby Translation

Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

King James 2000

Be not one of them that gives pledges, or of them that become surety for debts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not be with those who {give a pledge} {by becoming} surety.

Modern King James verseion

Be not one of those who strike hands, of those who are sureties for debts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not thou one of them that bind their hand upon promise, and are surety for debt;

NET Bible

Do not be one who strikes hands in pledge or who puts up security for debts.

New Heart English Bible

Do not be one of those who strike hands, of those who are collateral for debts.

The Emphasized Bible

Be not of them who strike hands, of them who are sureties for debts:

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

Be not thou among those striking hands, Among sureties for burdens.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be not thou one of them that strike
תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

References

American

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

25 Lest you learn his ways and get yourself into a snare. 26 Be not one of those who strike hands and pledge themselves, or of those who become security for another's debts. 27 If you have nothing with which to pay, why should he take your bed from under you?



Cross References

Proverbs 11:15

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

Proverbs 17:18

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

Proverbs 6:1-5

My son, if you have become security for your neighbor, if you have given your pledge for a stranger or another,

Proverbs 27:13

[The judge tells the creditor] Take the garment of one who is security for a stranger; and hold him in pledge when he is security for foreigners.

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