King James Version
My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,
Darby Bible Translation
My son, if thou hast become surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand for 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;
Young's Literal Translation
My son! if thou hast been surety for thy friend, Hast stricken for a stranger thy hand,
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My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger,Proverbs 6:1 Parallel Commentaries
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In order that we may be persuaded so to do, Solomon gives us three telling reasons. He says that God's law, by which I understand the whole run of Scripture, and, especially the gospel of Jesus Christ, will be a guide to us:--"When thou goest, it shall lead thee." It will be a guardian to us: "When thou sleepest"--when thou art defenceless and off thy guard--"it shall keep thee." And it shall also be a dear companion to us: "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee." Any one of these three arguments …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
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Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.
He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.
A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.
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