Proverbs 22 :26

Proverbs 22 :26 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Be not you 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 not thou 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:

Definitions for Proverbs 22 :26

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22 :26

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

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 22 :26

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

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 22 :26

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