Proverbs 22:27
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New International Version
if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you.

New Living Translation
If you can't pay it, even your bed will be snatched from under you.

English Standard Version
If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you?

New American Standard Bible
If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?

King James Bible
If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If you have no money to pay, even your bed will be taken from under you.

International Standard Version
If you don't have the ability to pay, why should your very bed be taken from under you?

NET Bible
If you do not have enough to pay, your bed will be taken right out from under you!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
If you cannot pay, they will take the bed from under you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If you have no money to pay back a loan, why should your bed be repossessed?

JPS Tanakh 1917
If thou hast not wherewith to pay, Why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

New American Standard 1977
If you have nothing with which to pay,
            Why should he take your bed from under you?

Jubilee Bible 2000
If thou hast nothing to pay, why should they take away thy bed from under thee?

King James 2000 Bible
If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

American King James Version
If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

American Standard Version
If thou hast not wherewith to pay, Why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if thou have not wherewith to restore, what cause is there, that he should take the covering from thy bed?

Darby Bible Translation
if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

English Revised Version
If thou hast not wherewith to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

Webster's Bible Translation
If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

World English Bible
If you don't have means to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

Young's Literal Translation
If thou hast nothing to pay, Why doth he take thy bed from under thee?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
22:26,27. Every man ought to be just to himself, and his family; those are not so, who, by folly or other carelessness, waste what they have. 28. We are taught not to trespass on another man's right. And it is hard to find a truly industrious man. Such a man will rise. Seest thou a man diligent in the business of religion? He is likely to excel. Let us then be diligent in God's work.
Study Bible
A Good Name More Desirable than Riches
26Do not be among those who give pledges, Among those who become guarantors for debts. 27If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you? 28Do not move the ancient boundary Which your fathers have set.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:26
"If you ever take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets,

Proverbs 20:16
Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.
Treasury of Scripture

If you have nothing to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?

Proverbs 20:16 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge …

Exodus 22:26,27 If you at all take your neighbor's raiment to pledge, you shall deliver …

2 Kings 4:1 Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets …

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