Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for 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.

Amplified

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

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 thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul. 26 Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts: 27 if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?



Cross References

Proverbs 11:15

It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure.

Proverbs 17:18

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

Proverbs 6:1-5

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

Proverbs 27:13

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

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