'Surety' in the Bible
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.
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.
And they said to Joshua, Of a surety Jehovah has given the whole land into our hands, and even all the inhabitants of the land faint because of us.
Lay down now a pledge, be thou surety for me with thyself: who is he that striketh hands with me?
Be surety for thy servant for good; let not the proud oppress me.
My son, if thou hast become surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand for a stranger,
It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure.
A senseless man striketh hands, becoming surety for his neighbour.
Take his garment that is become surety for another, and hold him in pledge for strangers.
Take his garment that is become surety for another, and hold him in pledge for a strange woman.