King James Version
The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
Darby Bible Translation
The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.
World English Bible
The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.
Young's Literal Translation
The rich over the poor ruleth, And a servant is the borrower to the lender.
Proverbs 22:7 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
the lender: Heb. the man that lendeth
The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.Proverbs 22:7 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions. …
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent
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Philip and the Emperor
But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
The poor useth intreaties; but the rich answereth roughly.
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