New International Version
Do not be one who shakes hands in pledge or puts up security 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
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LibraryThe Rich and the Poor
Chapel Royal, Whitehall, 1871. Proverbs xxii. 2. "The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all." I have been asked to preach here this afternoon on behalf of the Parochial Mission Women's Fund. I may best describe the object for which I plead, as an attempt to civilise and Christianise the women of the lower classes in the poorer districts of London and other great towns, by means of women of their own class--women, who have gone through the same struggles as they have, …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
The Christian Business World
My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger,
One who has no sense shakes hands in pledge and puts up security for a neighbor.
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