Proverbs 22 :7

Proverbs 22 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

The rich rules 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.

Definitions for Proverbs 22 :7

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.

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 22 :7

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 22 :7

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