Proverbs 22:27
Good News Translation
If you should be unable to pay, they will take away even your bed.

Contemporary English Version
If you don't have the money, you might lose your bed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if thou have not wherewith to restore, what cause is there that he should take the covering from thy bed?

New American Bible
For if you are unable to pay, your bed will be taken from under you.

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For if thou have not wherewith to restore, what cause is there that he should take the covering from thy bed?

Proverbs 20:16 Take away the garment of him that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge from him for strangers.

Exodus 22:26,27 If thou take of thy neighbour a garment in pledge, thou shalt give it him again before sunset. . . .

2 Kings 4:1 Now a certain woman of the wives of the prophets, cried to Eliseus, saying: Thy servant, my husband, is dead, and thou knowest that thy servant was one that feared God, and behold the creditor is come to take away my two sons to serve him.

Context
Thirty Sayings of the Wise
26Be not with them that fasten down their hands, and that offer themselves sureties for debts: 27For if thou have not wherewith to restore, what cause is there that he should take the covering from thy bed?28Pass not beyond the ancient bounds which thy fathers have set.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:26
If thou take of thy neighbour a garment in pledge, thou shalt give it him again before sunset.

Proverbs 20:16
Take away the garment of him that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge from him for strangers.

Additional Translations
If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you?If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

If thou hast not wherewith to pay, Why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

For if those have not whence to give compensation, they will take the bed that is under thee.

if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

If thou hast not wherewith to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

If you don't have means to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

If thou hast nothing to pay, Why doth he take thy bed from under thee?
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