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Proverbs 22:26

    Proverbs 22:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Be not you one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Be thou not one of them that strike hands, Or of them that are sureties for debts.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Be not one of those who give their hands in an agreement, or of those who make themselves responsible for debts:

    Webster's Revision

    Be thou not one of them that strike hands, Or 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.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Be thou not one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts:

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22:26

    That strike hands - See on Proverbs 6:1 (note); Proverbs 11:15 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 22:26

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