Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 rules 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.

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.

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 youth, in the direction of his duty, even when he becometh old, he will not depart from it. 7 The rich, over the poor, beareth rule, - and, slave, is the borrower to the lender. 8 He that soweth perversity, shall reap trouble, and, the rod of his wrath, shall be ready.



Cross References

James 2:6

Whereas, ye, have dishonoured the destitute man! Do not, the rich, oppress you? and, themselves, drag you into courts of justice?

Proverbs 18:23

Supplications, doth the poor man utter, but, the rich, answereth fiercely.

2 Kings 4:1

Now, a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets, made outcry unto Elisha, saying - Thy servant, my husband, is dead, and, thou, knowest that, thy servant, was one who revered Yahweh, - now, the creditor, hath come to take my two boys to himself as bondmen.

Nehemiah 5:4-5

And there were others who were saying, We have borrowed silver, for the king's tribute, - upon our lands and our vineyards.

Proverbs 14:31

The oppressor of the poor, hath reproached his Maker, but he that sheweth favour to the needy, is one who, holdeth Him in honour.

Proverbs 22:16

He that oppresseth the poor, to make increase for himself, giving to the rich, shall surely come to want.

Proverbs 22:22

Do not rob the poor, because he is poor, neither crush thou the oppressed in the gate;

Isaiah 24:2

And it shall be - As the people, so, the priest, As the servant, so his lord, As the maid, so, her mistress, - As the buyer, so, the seller, As the lender, so, the borrower, As the debtor, so! his creditor.

Amos 2:6

Thus, saith Yahweh, Because of three transgressions of Israel, and because of four, will I not turn it back, - Because they have sold - for silver - the righteous, and the needy - for a pair of shoes:

Amos 4:1

Hear ye this word, ye heifers of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, - who say to their lords, Bring in, and let us drink!

Amos 5:11-12

Therefore - because ye have trampled on the poor, and, the gift of corn, ye would take away from him, though, houses of hewn stone, ye have built, Yet shall ye not dwell in them, - Though, delightful vineyards, ye have planted, Yet shall ye not drink the wine of them.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, ye who pant after the needy, and to make an end of the oppressed of the land:

Amos 8:6

Who buy - for silver - the poor, and the needy for a pair of shoes, - and that the refuse of the grain we may sell.

Matthew 18:25

and, he, not having, wherewith to pay, the master ordered him to be sold, and the wife, and the children, and whatsoever he had, - and payment to be made.

James 5:1

Come now! ye wealthy! Weep ye, howling, for your hardships which are coming upon you:

James 5:4

Lo, the wage of the workers who have out down your fields - that which hath been kept back, by you, is crying out; and, the outcries of them who reaped, into the ears of the Lord of hosts, have entered:

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