Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?

King James Version

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Holman Bible

If you have no money to pay, even your bed will be taken from under you.

International Standard Version

If you don't have the ability to pay, why should your very bed be taken from under you?

A Conservative Version

If thou have not wherewith to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

American Standard Version

If thou hast not wherewith to pay, Why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Amplified

If you have nothing with which to pay, why should he take your bed from under you?

Bible in Basic English

If you have nothing with which to make payment, he will take away your bed from under you.

Darby Translation

if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should they take away thy bed from under thee?

Julia Smith Translation

If not to thee to requite, why shall he take thy bed from under thee?

King James 2000

If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

Lexham Expanded Bible

If there is nothing for you to pay, why will he take your bed from under you?

Modern King James verseion

If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for if thou hast nothing to pay, they shall take away thy bed from under thee.

NET Bible

If you do not have enough to pay, your bed will be taken right out from under you!

New Heart English Bible

If you do not have means to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

The Emphasized Bible

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should one take away thy bed from under thee?

Webster

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

World English Bible

If you don't have means to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

Youngs Literal Translation

If thou hast nothing to pay, Why doth he take thy bed from under thee?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If thou hast nothing to pay
שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

משׁכּב 
Mishkab 
Usage: 46

References

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Watsons

Context Readings

Living With Your Neighbor

26 Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts. 27 If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you? 28 Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.



Cross References

Proverbs 20:16

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

Exodus 22:26-27

"If you ever take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets,

2 Kings 4:1

Now a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the LORD; and the creditor has come to take my two children to be his slaves."

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