Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. 7 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. 8 He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.



Cross References

James 2:6

But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?

Proverbs 18:23

The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.

2 Kings 4:1

Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, Thy servant my husband is dead; and thou knowest that thy servant did fear the LORD: and the creditor is come to take unto him my two sons to be bondmen.

Nehemiah 5:4-5

There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.

Proverbs 14:31

He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.

Proverbs 22:16

He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

Proverbs 22:22

Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:

Isaiah 24:2

And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him.

Amos 2:6

Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they sold the righteous for silver, and the poor for a pair of shoes;

Amos 4:1

Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, that are in the mountain of Samaria, which oppress the poor, which crush the needy, which say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink.

Amos 5:11-12

Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.

Amos 8:4

Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,

Amos 8:6

That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?

Matthew 18:25

But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

James 5:1

Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

James 5:4

Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.

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