Proverbs 1:14
New International Version
cast lots with us; we will all share the loot"--

New Living Translation
Come, throw in your lot with us; we’ll all share the loot.”

English Standard Version
throw in your lot among us; we will all have one purse”—

Berean Study Bible
Throw in your lot with us; let us all share one purse”—

King James Bible
Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:

New King James Version
Cast in your lot among us, Let us all have one purse”—

New American Standard Bible
Throw in your lot with us; We will all have one money bag,”

NASB 1995
Throw in your lot with us, We shall all have one purse,"

NASB 1977
Throw in your lot with us, We shall all have one purse,”

Amplified Bible
Throw in your lot with us [they insist]; We will all have one money bag [in common],”

Christian Standard Bible
Throw in your lot with us, and we’ll all share the loot” —

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Throw in your lot with us, and we'll all share our money"--

American Standard Version
Thou shalt cast thy lot among us; We will all have one purse:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Cast your lot with us and each of us will have a money bag."

Brenton Septuagint Translation
but do thou cast in thy lot with us, and let us all provide a common purse, and let us have one pouch:

Contemporary English Version
If you join our gang, you'll get your share."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cast in thy lot with us, let us all have one purse.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt cast thy lot among us; we will all have one purse:

Good News Translation
Come and join us, and we'll all share what we steal."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Join us. We'll split the loot equally."

International Standard Version
Throw your lot in with us, and all of us will have one purse."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Cast in thy lot among us; Let us all have one purse'--

Literal Standard Version
You cast your lot among us, "" One purse is—to all of us.”

NET Bible
Join with us! We will all share equally in what we steal."

New Heart English Bible
Throw in your lot with us. We'll all have one purse."

World English Bible
You shall cast your lot among us. We'll all have one purse."

Young's Literal Translation
Thy lot thou dost cast among us, One purse is -- to all of us.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Enticement of Sin
13We will find all manner of precious goods; we will fill our houses with plunder. 14Throw in your lot with us; let us all share one purse”— 15my son, do not walk the road with them or set foot upon their path.…

Cross References
Proverbs 1:13
We will find all manner of precious goods; we will fill our houses with plunder.

Proverbs 1:15
my son, do not walk the road with them or set foot upon their path.

Proverbs 16:19
It is better to be lowly in spirit among the humble than to divide the spoil with the proud.


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Verse 14. - Cast in thy lot among us. The fourth and last enticement put forward, viz. honourable union and frank and open hearted generosity. It has distinct reference to the preceding verse, and shows how the prospect of immediate wealth is to be realized (see Delitzsch, Wardlaw). Cast in thy lot cannot mean, as Mercerus, "cast in your inheritance with us, so that we all may use it in common," though גּורָל (goral) does mean "inheritance" in the sense of that which comes to any one by lot (Judges 1:3) (Gesenius), since that would be no inducement to youth to join the robbers. Goral properly is "a little stone or pebble," κλῆρος, especially such as were used in casting lots, and so equivalent to a "lot" here - that with which the distribution was made, as in Leviticus 16:8; Nehemiah 10:34; and the custom of freebooters dividing the spoil by lot is here alluded to (Holden); comp. Psalm 22:18 in illustration of the practice of casting lots, "They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture." The sense is, "you shall equally with the others cast lots for your share of the spoil" (Zockler, Delitzsch). Let us all have one parse. Purse; כִּיס (kis), the βαλάντιον of the LXX., the marsupium of the Vulgate, is the receptacle in which money is placed for security. In Proverbs 15:11 it is used for the bag in which traders kept their weights, "the weights of the bag;" and in Proverbs 23:31 it is translated "cup," the wine cup. It here signifies the common stock, the aggregate of the gains of the robbers contributed to a common fund. The booty captured by each or any is to be thrown into one common stock, to form one purse, to be divided by lot among all the members of the band. On this community of goods among robbers, compare the Hebrew proverb, In localis, in poculis, in ira. Community of goods among the wicked carries with it community in crime, just as the community of goods among the early Christians implied community in good works and in the religious sentiments of the Christian body or Church. The Rabbi Salomon Isacides offers another explanation (which leaves the choice open to youth either to share in the spoil by lot, or to live at the expense of a common fund, as he may prefer): "Si voles, nobiscum spolia partieris, si etiam magis placebit, sociali communique marsupio nobiscum vives" - "If thou wilt, thou shalt share with us the booty; ay, if it like thee more, thou halt live with us on a confederate and common purse" (see Cornelius a Lapide).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Throw in
תַּפִּ֣יל (tap·pîl)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5307: To fall, lie

your lot
גּ֭וֹרָ֣לְךָ (gō·w·rā·lə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1486: Lot -- a lot (for casting)

with us,
בְּתוֹכֵ֑נוּ (bə·ṯō·w·ḵê·nū)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 8432: A bisection, the centre

let us all
לְכֻלָּֽנוּ׃ (lə·ḵul·lā·nū)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

have
יִהְיֶ֥ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

one
אֶ֝חָ֗ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

purse”—
כִּ֥יס (kîs)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3599: A cup, a bag for, money, weights


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