Proverbs 20:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3947 [e]לְֽקַח־
lə-qaḥ-
TakeV-Qal-Imp-ms
899 [e]בִּ֭גְדוֹ
biḡ-ḏōw
the garment of oneN-msc | 3ms
3588 [e]כִּי־
kî-
whoConj
6148 [e]עָ֣רַב
‘ā-raḇ
is suretyV-Qal-Perf-3ms
2114 [e]זָ֑ר
zār;
[for] a strangerAdj-ms
1157 [e]וּבְעַ֖ד
ū-ḇə-‘aḏ
and [when it] is forConj-w | Prep
  [נכרים]
[nā-ḵə-rîm
-Adjective - masculine plural Adj-mp
 
ḵ]
 
5237 [e](נָכְרִיָּ֣ה)
(nā-ḵə-rî-yāh
a seductressAdj-fs
 
q)
 
2254 [e]חַבְלֵֽהוּ׃
ḥaḇ-lê-hū.
hold it as a pledgeV-Qal-Imp-ms | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
משלי 20:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לְֽקַח־בִּ֭גְדֹו כִּי־עָ֣רַב זָ֑ר וּבְעַ֖ד [נָכְרִים כ] (נָכְרִיָּ֣ה ק) חַבְלֵֽהוּ׃

משלי 20:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לקח־בגדו כי־ערב זר ובעד [נכרים כ] (נכריה ק) חבלהו׃

משלי 20:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לקח־בגדו כי־ערב זר ובעד [נכרים כ] (נכריה ק) חבלהו׃

משלי 20:16 Hebrew Bible
לקח בגדו כי ערב זר ובעד נכרים חבלהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.

King James Bible
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Take his garment, for he has put up security for a stranger; get collateral if it is for foreigners.
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