Proverbs 22:26
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts.

King James Bible
Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.

Darby Bible Translation
Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts:

World English Bible
Don't you be one of those who strike hands, of those who are collateral for debts.

Young's Literal Translation
Be not thou among those striking hands, Among sureties for burdens.

Proverbs 22:26 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Strike hands - i. e., Bind themselves as surety for what another owes (compare the margin reference).

Proverbs 22:26 Parallel Commentaries

The 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

He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
He accuses Abaelard for preferring his own opinions and even fancies to the unanimous consent of the Fathers, especially where he declares that Christ did not become incarnate in order to save man from the power of the devil. 11. I find in a book of his sentences, and also in an exposition of his of the Epistle to the Romans, that this rash inquirer into the Divine Majesty attacks the mystery of our Redemption. He admits in the very beginning of his disputation that there has never been but one conclusion
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

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