Parallel Verses

Amplified

[The judge tells the creditor] Take the garment of one who is security for a stranger; and hold him in pledge when he is security for foreigners.

New American Standard Bible

Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge.

King James Version

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.

Holman Bible

Take his garment,
for he has put up security for a stranger;
get collateral if it is for foreigners.

International Standard Version

Take the coat of anyone who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he cosigns for an immoral woman.

A Conservative Version

Take his garment who is surety for a stranger, and hold him in pledge [who is surety] for a strange woman.

American Standard Version

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge that is surety for a foreign woman.

Bible in Basic English

Take a man's clothing if he makes himself responsible for a strange man, and get an undertaking from him who gives his word for strange men.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger and take a pledge of him that is surety for a strange woman.

Julia Smith Translation

Take his garment pledging a stranger, and bind him by a pledge for a strange woman.

King James 2000

Take his garment who is surety for a stranger, and hold it as a pledge of him for an immoral woman.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Take his garment, for he gives surety [to] a stranger, and to {an adulteress}--[so] take his pledge.

Modern King James verseion

Take his robe that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge from him for a strange woman.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for the unknown man's sake.

NET Bible

Take a man's garment when he has given security for a stranger, and when he gives surety for a stranger, hold him in pledge.

New Heart English Bible

Take his garment when he puts up collateral for a stranger. Hold it for a wayward woman.

The Emphasized Bible

Take a man's garment when he hath become pledge for stranger, then, for a female unknown, accept him as surety.

Webster

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.

World English Bible

Take his garment when he puts up collateral for a stranger. Hold it for a wayward woman!

Youngs Literal Translation

Take his garment, when a stranger hath been surety, And for a strange woman pledge it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Easton

Smith

Context Readings

All About Life

12 A prudent man sees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and are punished [with suffering]. 13 [The judge tells the creditor] Take the garment of one who is security for a stranger; and hold him in pledge when he is security for foreigners. 14 The flatterer who loudly praises and glorifies his neighbor, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted as cursing him [for he will be suspected of sinister purposes].



Cross References

Proverbs 20:16

[The judge tells the creditor] Take the garment of one who is security for a stranger; and hold him in pledge when he is security for foreigners.

Exodus 22:26

If you ever take your neighbor's garment in pledge, you shall give it back to him before the sun goes down;

Proverbs 6:1-4

My son, if you have become security for your neighbor, if you have given your pledge for a stranger or another,

Proverbs 22:26-27

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

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