New Living Translation
There's danger in putting up security for a stranger's debt; it's safer not to guarantee another person's debt.
King James Bible
He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.
Darby Bible Translation
It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure.
World English Bible
He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, but he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.
Young's Literal Translation
Evil one suffereth when he hath been surety for a stranger, And whoso is hating suretyship is confident.
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LibraryA Wise Minister Will be Successful.
Text.--He that winneth souls is wise.--Proverbs xi. 30. I PREACHED last Friday evening from the same text, on the method of dealing with sinners by private Christians. My object at this time is to take up the more public means of grace, with particular reference to the DUTIES OF MINISTERS. As I observed in my last lecture, wisdom is the choice and pursuit of the best end by the most appropriate means. The great end for which the Christian Ministry was appointed, is to glorify God in the salvation …
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How to Preach the Gospel.
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
How those are to be Admonished who Decline the Office of Preaching Out of Too Great Humility, and those who Seize on it with Precipitate Haste.
My child, if you have put up security for a friend's debt or agreed to guarantee the debt of a stranger--
It's poor judgment to guarantee another person's debt or put up security for a friend.
Get security from someone who guarantees a stranger's debt. Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners.
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