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Proverbs 22:7

    Proverbs 22:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The rich ruleth over the poor; And the borrower is servant to the lender.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The man of wealth has rule over the poor, and he who gets into debt is a servant to his creditor.

    Webster's Revision

    The rich ruleth over the poor; And the borrower is servant to the lender.

    World English Bible

    The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 22:7

    The rich ruieth over the poor - So it is in the order of God, and may be a blessing to both.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 22:7

    22:7 Is servant - Is at his mercy, and forced to comply with his pleasure.

    Verses Related to Proverbs 22:7

    1 Timothy 6:10 - For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
    1 Timothy 6:6 - But godliness with contentment is great gain.
    Luke 16:9 - And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.