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Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if it is done for an outsider.
King James Bible
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
American Standard Version
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge that is surety for foreigners.
Young's Literal Translation
Take his garment when a stranger hath been surety, And for strangers pledge it.
Proverbs 20:16 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger - I suppose the meaning to be, If a stranger or unknown person become surety in a case, greater caution should be used, and such security taken from this stranger as would prevent him from running away from his engagements.
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Proverbs 11:15 He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hates indebtedness is sure.
Proverbs 22:26,27 Be not you one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts...
Proverbs 27:13 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
Exodus 22:26,27 If you at all take your neighbor's raiment to pledge, you shall deliver it to him by that the sun goes down...
Proverbs 2:16 To deliver you from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flatters with her words;
Proverbs 5:3 For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:
Proverbs 7:5,10 That they may keep you from the strange woman, from the stranger which flatters with her words...
Proverbs 23:27 For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.
Proverbs 20:16 Parallel CommentariesAlien Clothing Collateral Foreigners Garment Gives Hold Makes Pledge Puts Responsible Security Strange Stranger Surety Undertaking WaywardAlien Clothing Collateral Foreigners Garment Gives Hold Makes Pledge Puts Responsible Security Strange Stranger Surety Undertaking WaywardTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Exodus 22:26 If you take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, return it by sunset,
Proverbs 6:1 My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger,
Proverbs 20:15 Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
Proverbs 20:17 Food gained by fraud tastes sweet, but one ends up with a mouth full of gravel.
Proverbs 22:27 if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you.
Proverbs 27:13 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if it is done for an outsider.