Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave.

King James Version

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Holman Bible

The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.

International Standard Version

The wealthy rule over the poor, and anyone who borrows is a slave to the lender.

A Conservative Version

The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

American Standard Version

The rich ruleth over the poor; And the borrower is servant to the lender.

Amplified

The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Bible in Basic English

The man of wealth has rule over the poor, and he who gets into debt is a servant to his creditor.

Darby Translation

The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.

Julia Smith Translation

The rich one will rule over the poor, and he borrowing, a servant to the man lending.

King James 2000

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The rich will rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave of {the lender}.

Modern King James verseion

The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The rich ruleth the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.

NET Bible

The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

New Heart English Bible

The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.

The Emphasized Bible

The rich, over the poor, beareth rule, - and, slave, is the borrower to the lender.

Webster

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

World English Bible

The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.

Youngs Literal Translation

The rich over the poor ruleth, And a servant is the borrower to the lender.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עשׁיר 
`ashiyr 
Usage: 23

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

over the poor
רוּשׁ 
Ruwsh 
Usage: 24

and the borrower
לוה 
Lavah 
Usage: 26

is servant
עבד 
`ebed 
Usage: 800

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it. 7 The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave. 8 He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.



Cross References

James 2:6

But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and personally drag you into court?

Proverbs 18:23

The poor man utters supplications, But the rich man answers roughly.

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."

Nehemiah 5:4-5

Also there were those who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tax on our fields and our vineyards.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

Proverbs 22:16

He who oppresses the poor to make more for himself Or who gives to the rich, will only come to poverty.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not rob the poor because he is poor, Or crush the afflicted at the gate;

Isaiah 24:2

And the people will be like the priest, the servant like his master, the maid like her mistress, the buyer like the seller, the lender like the borrower, the creditor like the debtor.

Amos 2:6

Thus says the LORD, "For three transgressions of Israel and for four I will not revoke its punishment, Because they sell the righteous for money And the needy for a pair of sandals.

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, you cows of Bashan who are on the mountain of Samaria, Who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, Who say to your husbands, "Bring now, that we may drink!"

Amos 5:11-12

Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, yet you will not drink their wine.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land,

Amos 8:6

So as to buy the helpless for money And the needy for a pair of sandals, And that we may sell the refuse of the wheat?"

Matthew 18:25

"But since he did not have the means to repay, his lord commanded him to be sold, along with his wife and children and all that he had, and repayment to be made.

James 5:1

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you.

James 5:4

Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

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