Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

New American Standard Bible

My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor, Have given a pledge for a stranger,

King James Version

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

Holman Bible

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor
or entered into an agreement with a stranger,

International Standard Version

My son, if you guarantee a loan for your neighbor, if you have agreed to a deal with a stranger,

A Conservative Version

My son, if thou have become surety for thy neighbor, if thou have struck thy hands for a stranger,

American Standard Version

My son, if thou art become surety for thy neighbor, If thou hast stricken thy hands for a stranger;

Bible in Basic English

My son, if you have made yourself responsible for your neighbour, or given your word for another,

Darby Translation

My son, if thou hast become surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand for a stranger,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

Julia Smith Translation

My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger;

King James 2000

My son, if you become surety for your friend, if you have struck your hand with a stranger,

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, if you have pledged to your neighbor, [if] you have bound {yourself} to the stranger,

Modern King James verseion

My son, if you are surety for your friend, if you struck your palms with a stranger,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, if thou be surety for thy neighbour, thou hast fastened thine hand with another man:

NET Bible

My child, if you have made a pledge for your neighbor, and have become a guarantor for a stranger,

New Heart English Bible

My son, if you have become collateral for your neighbor, if you have struck your hands in pledge for a stranger;

The Emphasized Bible

My son, if thou have become surety for thy neighbour, - have struck for a stranger thy hands,

Webster

My son, if thou art surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,

World English Bible

My son, if you have become collateral for your neighbor, if you have struck your hands in pledge for a stranger;

Youngs Literal Translation

My son! if thou hast been surety for thy friend, Hast stricken for a stranger thy hand,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
if thou hast stricken
תּקע 
Taqa` 
Usage: 68

כּף 
Kaph 
Usage: 192

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Against Pledges

1 My son, if you have become security for your neighbor, if you have given your pledge for a stranger or another, 2 You are snared with the words of your lips, you are caught by the speech of your mouth.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:15

He who becomes security for an outsider shall smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure [from its penalties].

Proverbs 17:18

A man void of good sense gives a pledge and becomes security for another in the presence of his neighbor.

Proverbs 22:26

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

Job 17:3

Give me a pledge with Yourself [acknowledge my innocence before my death]; who is there that will give security for me?

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.

Proverbs 27:13

[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.

Genesis 43:9

I will be security for him; you shall require him of me [personally]; if I do not bring him back to you and put him before you, then let me bear the blame forever.

Genesis 44:32-33

For your servant became security for the lad to my father, saying, If I do not bring him to you, then I will bear the blame to my father forever.

Genesis 44:32

For your servant became security for the lad to my father, saying, If I do not bring him to you, then I will bear the blame to my father forever.

Hebrews 7:22

In keeping with [the oath's greater strength and force], Jesus has become the Guarantee of a better (stronger) agreement [a more excellent and more advantageous covenant].

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