Proverbs 22:7
Good News Translation
Poor people are slaves of the rich. Borrow money and you are the lender's slave.

Contemporary English Version
The poor are ruled by the rich, and those who borrow are slaves of moneylenders.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The rich ruleth over the poor: and the borrower is servant to him that lendeth.

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The rich ruleth over the poor: and the borrower is servant to him that lendeth.

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Proverbs 22:16,22 He that oppresseth the poor, to increase his own riches, shall himself give to one that is richer, and shall be in need. . . .

Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

Proverbs 18:23 The poor will speak with supplications, and the rich will speak roughly.

Amos 2:6 Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of Israel, and for four I will not convert him: because he hath sold the just man for silver, and the poor man for a pair of shoes.

Amos 4:1 Hear this word, ye fat kine that are in the mountains of Samaria: you that oppress the needy, and crush the poor: that say to your masters: Bring, and we will drink.

Amos 5:11,12 Therefore because you robbed the poor, and took the choice prey from him: you shall build houses with square stone, and shall not dwell in them: you shall plant most delightful vineyards, and shall not drink the wine of them. . . .

Amos 8:4,6 And the hinges of the temple shall screak in that day, saith the Lord God: many shall die: silence shall be cast in every place. . . .

James 2:6 But you have dishonoured the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you by might? And do not they draw you before the judgment seats?

James 5:1,4 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .

the borrower

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.

Nehemiah 5:4,5 And others said: Let us borrow money for the king's tribute, and let us give up our fields and vineyards: . . .

Isaiah 24:2 And it shall be as with the people, so with the priest: and as with the servant so with his master: as with the handmaid, so with her mistress: as with the buyer, so with the seller: as with the lender, so with the borrower: as with him that calleth for his money, so with him that oweth.

Matthew 18:25 And as he had not wherewith to pay it, his lord commanded that he should be sold, and his wife and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

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Context
A Good Name
6It is a proverb: A young man according to his way, even when he is old, he will not depart from it. 7The rich ruleth over the poor: and the borrower is servant to him that lendeth.8He that soweth iniquity, shall reap evils, and with the rod of his anger he shall be consumed.…
Cross References
James 2:6
But you have dishonoured the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you by might? And do not they draw you before the judgment seats?

Proverbs 18:23
The poor will speak with supplications, and the rich will speak roughly.

Additional Translations
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The rich ruleth over the poor; And the borrower is servant to the lender.

The rich will rule over the poor, and servants will lend to their own masters.

The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.

The rich over the poor ruleth, And a servant is the borrower to the lender.
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