New Living Translation
Just as the rich rule the poor, so the borrower is servant to the lender.
King James Bible
The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
Young's Literal Translation
The rich over the poor ruleth, And a servant is the borrower to the lender.
Proverbs 22:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
22:7 Is servant - Is at his mercy, and forced to comply with his pleasure.
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