Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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;

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

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

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 thou hast become surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand for a stranger, 2 thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.


Cross References

Proverbs 11:15

It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure.

Proverbs 17:18

A senseless man striketh hands, becoming surety for his neighbour.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts:

Job 17:3

Lay down now a pledge, be thou surety for me with thyself: who is he that striketh hands with me?

Proverbs 20:16

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

Proverbs 27:13

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

Genesis 43:9

I will be surety for him: of my hand shalt thou require him; if I bring him not to thee, and set him before thy face, then shall I be guilty toward thee for ever.

Genesis 44:32-33

For thy servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, If I bring him not to thee, then I shall be guilty toward my father all my days.

Genesis 44:32

For thy servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, If I bring him not to thee, then I shall be guilty toward my father all my days.

Hebrews 7:22

by so much Jesus became surety of a better covenant.

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