Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. Verse 21 . Proverbs 11:15 (HNV) Proverbs 11:15 (TMBA) The Targum is, "and hates those that place their hope in God.''. Guaranteeing the debt of a stranger brings big trouble, but the one who refuses to shake hands will be secure. Proverbs 11:15 (NRS) Verse 16 . 19. He that brings trouble upon himself and his family, by carelessness, or by wickedness, shall be unable to keep and enjoy what he gets, as a man is unable to hold the wind, or to satisfy himself with it. The more violent a man is in sinful pursuits, the more he hastens his own destruction. The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness. Proverbs 6:1–5 warns us to avoid becoming “surety” for other’s debts—that is, don’t be co-signing to guarantee payment for their debts. By the blessing--implying active benevolence. (Compare Proverbs 10:2 ). absol. Proverbs 30:11, NASB: "There is a kind of man who curses his father And does not bless his mother." made fat--prospers ( Proverbs 28:25 , Deuteronomy 32:15 , Luke 6:38 ). It is hard to appreciate a gold nose ring on a 1000-pound, stinking, God delights in such as aim and act with uprightness. 24-31. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it; But he that hateth suretyship is secure. Verse 4 . He that is surety for a stranger, &c. — “He is in great danger to be undone, who stands bound to pay the debts of another man, especially of a stranger, whose ability and honesty are unknown to him; and the way to be secure from it, is not only to avoid such engagements one’s self, but to dislike to see other men enter into them.” Niph. The wicked desire mischief to others, but it shall return upon themselves. Honor is to a feeble woman thus as valuable as riches to men. . form רע could only be inf. He who guarantees a loan for a stranger will suffer, but refusing to underwrite is safe. Together, they set forth the relative moral worth of good and bad men. The warning we are given by Solomon (and by the Lord) is that we will surely suffer harm for such an action. It is safer to avoid such promises. He who is surety for a stranger will suffer, But one who hates being surety is secure. The scope of the whole is a comment on Proverbs 11:23 . Verse 22 . a. . It is safer to avoid such promises. Jewels were often suspended from the nose ( Genesis 24:47 , Isaiah 3:21 ). He who gives surety for a stranger will smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure. Commentary on Proverbs 11:16 (Read Proverbs 11:16) It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure. Whoever makes deals with strangers is sure to get burned; if you keep a cool head, you'll avoid rash bargains. Whoever guarantees a stranger's loan will get into trouble, but whoever hates the closing of a deal remains secure. Without can not be used by it self, meaning that it has to be minimum one more condition included (all/at least one,etc) all: "fish", without: "bread", will search for verses that contains "fish" but NOT "bread" start: winneth souls--(Compare Margin) to do them good as opposed to Proverbs 6:25 , Ezekiel 13:18 (compare Luke 5:10 ). Proverbs 11:15 (ESV) Proverbs 11:15 (KJV) but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. Verse 23 . You are better off if you don't get involved. hope of unjust--better, "hope of wealth," or "power" (compare Isaiah 40:29 , Hebrew). Proverbs 11:15 There are at least six different times when Proverbs warns us against being either an guarantor or against surety. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Proverbs 11:14 “For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.” Explanation and Commentary of Proverbs 11:14. Such benefit themselves by doing good to others (compare Proverbs 24:5 ), while the cruel injure themselves as well as others. He who is surety for a stranger will suffer: To promise to pay the debts of a stranger is to invite trouble. seeketh--implying success. The meaning of רע ירוע is seen from Proverbs 20:16. The righteous are often wonderfully kept from going into dangerous situations, and the ungodly go in their stead. Pro Pr) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools Behold--Thus calling attention to the illustrations (compare Proverbs 11:23 ), the sentiment of which is confirmed even in time, not excluding future rewards and punishments. perverseness--ill-nature. He shall be afflicted with evil, that is surety for a stranger: but he that is aware of snares, shall be secure. Verse 29 . Verse 7 . holdeth his peace--as if neither hearing nor telling. but righteousness delivers from death. . Verse 8 . 21. The just is saved by superior discernment. 25. liberal soul--(Compare Margin). 20. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The Hebrews used stones for weights. wind--Even successful, his gains are of no real value. A cruel, froward, ill-natured man, is vexatious to those that are, and should be to him as his own flesh, and punishes himself. b. The Lord hates dishonest scales.But he is pleased with correct weights.Pride leads only to shame.It is wise not to be proud.Good people will be guided by honesty.But dishonesty will destroy those who Verse 2 . He shall be afflicted with evil, that is surety for a stranger: but he that is aware of snares, shall be secure. To guarantee loans for a stranger brings trouble, but there is safety in refusing to do so. Proverbs 11:15 (CSB) perish--for death cuts short all his plans ( Luke 16:25 ). Whoever guarantees to pay somebody else's loan will suffer. 10, 11. (15) The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give.—The word “crying” is not in the Hebrew. Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise), Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. A man of understanding does not judge of others by their success. He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, But he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure. Another example of the truth of Proverbs 11:23 ; the miser loses reputation, though he saves corn. Proverbs 11:15 (JUB) He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it, and he that hateth suretyship is sure. But here especially let us consider the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ in becoming Surety even for enemies. He, on the contrary, who hates תוקעים has good rest. Regarding ערב with the accus. Modern readers may find his style distracting but there is substance in his teaching. Proverbs 11:15 (NAS) Considering how safe, and quiet, and easy the humble are, we see that with the lowly is wisdom. inherit . If someone puts up security for a stranger, he will suffer for it, but the one who hates such agreements is protected. Is sure.—Rather, is in quiet, undisturbed by the anxieties described in Proverbs 6:3-5. suretiship—(Compare Margin), the actors put for the action, which may be lawfully hated. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. • Some proverbs encourage us to be generous and give to others in need. If you promise to pay a stranger's debt, you will regret it. 12. despiseth--or, "reviles," a course contrasted with the prudent silence of the wise. 8. Proverbs 30:11, ESV: "There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers." (q) "frangendo frangetur", Michaelis; so Pagninus and others. Proverbs 11:15 (WEB) Salem Media Group. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Proverbs 11:15, NLT: "There's danger in putting up security for a stranger's debt; it's safer not to guarantee another person's debt." Words … But a person who doesn't agree to pay up for someone else is safe. Verse 25 . (Compare Proverbs 11:5 ). watered--a common figure for blessing. Proverbs 11:22 As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. righteous . It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure. Proverbs 11:15 (YLT) watereth . Proverbs 11:15 - "One will positively fare badly because he has gone surety for a stranger, but the one hating handshaking is keeping carefree." Proverbs 6:1-5 and 11:15 . Anyone who puts up money for what someone else owes will certainly suffer. Inference from Proverbs 11:18 (compare Proverbs 11:5 Proverbs 11:6 , Proverbs 10:16 ). With anxiety shall he that is surety for a stranger be afflicted, and he that hates suretiship shall live securely. To guarantee loans for a stranger brings trouble, but there is safety in refusing to do so. b. Guaranteeing the debt of a stranger brings big trouble, but the one who refuses to shake hands will be secure. He who gives surety for a stranger will smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure. Proverbs 11:15 (CJB) The welfare of our families, our own peace, and our ability to pay just debts, must not be brought into danger. (intensivus); but as the infin. froward--as in Proverbs 2:15 , opposed to the simplicity and purity of the upright. constru. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. Mr. Henry observes that our Lord Jesus Christ became a surety for us when we were strangers, and he smarted for it, he was bruised and wounded for our sins; but … And sin will be its own punishment. The righteous are as trees of life; and their influence upon earth, like the fruits of that tree, support and nourish the spiritual life in many. Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe. The leech is here chosen as the emblem of insatiable greed; if it could speak, its “daughters,” i.e., the words it would utter, would be “Give, give.” in their way--or, "conduct.". He that is guaranty for a zar shall suffer for it, and he that hateth pledging collateral is secure. Proverbs 11:15 (WYC) Proverbs 11:15 (GW) If you promise to pay a stranger's debt, you will regret it. He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe. of רעע, or of רוּע equals רעע, after the forms ימּול, יעור (Olsh. Conclusions. A bad man does harm wherever he meets a just man: and he hates the sound of safety. 23. Thus adorned, a hog disgusts less than a fair and indiscreet woman. Verse 19 . selleth it--that is at a fair price. Verse 3 . 17. merciful--kind to others; opposed to cruel. Proverbs 11:15 (CEB) Proverbs 11:15 (MSG) To guarantee loans for a stranger brings trouble, but there is safety in refusing to do so. He that is surety for a stranger shall … . Nothing is more hateful to God, than hypocrisy and double dealing, which are here signified. Verse 20 . Proverbs 11:15 (RSVA) flesh--that is, his body, by penuriousness ( Colossians 2:23 ). 11. Proverbs 11:15 (NRSA) He who is surety for a stranger will suffer, But one who hates being surety is secure. (r) "complodentes", Junius & Tremellius, Piscator, Cocceius; "defigentes", Mercerus. Proverbs 11:15 KJV - He that is surety for a stranger shall - Bible Gateway. Proverbs 11:15. You are better off if you don't get involved. wrath--that is, of God. Proverbs 11:15 German Bible Alphabetical: a another being but for guarantor hands hates He in is it pledge puts refuses safe secure security stranger strike suffer surely to up who whoever will OT Poetry: Proverbs 11:15 He who is collateral for a stranger (Prov. : he is badly treated (maltreated) in a bad way, for one holds him to his words and, when he cannot or will not accomplish that which is due in the room of him for whom he is bail, arrests him. Whoever makes deals with strangers is sure to get burned; if you keep a cool head, you'll avoid rash bargains. He who is guarantor for a stranger will surely suffer for it, But he who hates being a guarantor is secure. a. Verse 14 . All rights reserved. and he that hateth suretyship is sure; or those "that strike" (r), that is, with the hand, used in suretyship; see Proverbs 6:1; such an one is safe from coming into trouble by such means. He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, But he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure. 22. A man may grow poor by not paying just debts, not relieving the poor, not allowing needful expenses. Unknown person means not knowing the person’s character and ability to take on an obligation. 18. a deceitful work--or, "wages," which fail to satisfy, or flee away ( Proverbs 10:2 , 23:5 ). Proverbs 11:15 (DBY) He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it, and he that hateth suretyship is sure. With anxiety shall he that is surety for a stranger be afflicted, and he that hates suretiship shall live securely. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. "A wholesome tongue [is] a tree of life: but perverseness therein [is] a breach in the spirit." Verse 12 . Proverbs 30:11, KJV: "There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother." He that makes it his business to do good, shall have a reward, as sure to him as eternal truth can make it. 10 The whole city celebrates when the godly succeed; they shout for joy when the wicked die. (Compare Psalms 35:16 , Daniel 11:32 ). Proverbs 11-15 New International Version (NIV) but accurate weights find favor with him. A bad man does harm wherever he meets a just man: and he hates the sound of safety. but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness. just--complete in measure. He who is surety for a stranger will suffer: To promise to pay the debts of a stranger is to invite trouble. Commentary on Proverbs 11:15 (Read Proverbs 11:15) The welfare of our families, our own peace, and our ability to pay just debts, must not be brought into danger. Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm, but he who hates striking hands in pledge is secure. Proverbs 11:15 (GNTA) 31. (Compare Proverbs 10:15 , Psalms 49:6 , 1 Timothy 6:17 ). 7. expectation . You are better off if you don't get involved. Verse 26 . Verse 15 . Let men be ever so saving of what they have, if God appoints, it comes to nothing. Proverbs 11:21 tn The verb נִמְלָט (nimlat) is a Niphal, which usually has a reflexive meaning “to escape,” but can also have a passive meaning “to be delivered.” By implication the person escapes from harm, whether the threat of harm or the harmful situation he or she is already in. ירוע is, like Proverbs 13:20, the fut. He will suffer trouble when he loans to a stranger, but he who refuses a pledge is safe. Proverbs 11:15 (NIRV) Anyone who puts up money for what someone else owes will certainly suffer. A faithful man will not disclose what he is trusted with, unless the honour of God and the real good of society require it. but with humility comes wisdom. He that maketh faith, that is, (an) obligation, for a stranger, shall be tormented with evil; but he that escheweth snares, shall be secure. What does this verse really mean? The persons of such as become surety by striking the hands cannot be meant, but perhaps people thus becoming surety by a hand-stroke - such sureties, and thus such suretyship, he cannot suffer; תוקעים approaches an abstract "striking hands," instead of "those who strike hands" in connection with this שׂנא, expressing only a strong impossibility, as חבלים, Zechariah 2:7, 14, means uniting together in the sense of combination. 265e). (Compare Margin). A pious and discreet woman will keep esteem and respect, as strong men keep possession of wealth. Whoever guarantees a stranger's loan will get into trouble, but whoever hates the closing of a deal remains secure. 14. counsel--the art of governing ( Proverbs 1:5 ). Proverbs 11:15 (WBT) When those that take root in the world wither, those who are grafted into Christ shall be fruitful. Proverbs 11:15 (GNT) Whoever guarantees to pay somebody else's loan will suffer. (11:24-25; 13:7) » Some proverbs encourage us to be thrifty and save. 3. guide--to lead, as a shepherd ( Proverbs 6:7 , Psalms 78:52 ). Or in "breaking shall be broken" F17, ruined and undone; he engaging or becoming a bondsman for one whose circumstances he knew not; and these being bad bring a load upon him, such an heavy debt as crushes him to pieces. Here we are warned against being a guarantor for a stranger. of the person: to represent one as a surety for him, and זר as denoting the other (the stranger), vid., at Proverbs 6:1. suretiship--(Compare Margin), the actors put for the action, which may be lawfully hated. Proverbs 11:15. Proverbs 11:15 (ASV) Proverbs 11:15. Verse 13 . The true believer is a branch of the living Vine. Proverbs 11:15 (NIRV) Proverbs 11:15 Translation & Meaning. Verse 1 However men may make light of giving short weight or measure, and however common such crimes may be, they are an abomination to the Lord. He that is guaranty for a zar shall suffer for it, and he that hateth pledging collateral is secure. Proverbs 11:15, CSB: "If someone puts up security for a stranger, he will suffer for it, but the one who hates such agreements is protected." It fares ill, nothing but ill, with one who is surety for another; But he who hateth suretyship remaineth in quietness. 13. tale-bearer--(Compare Margin), one trading as a peddler in scandal, whose propensity to talk leads him to betray confidence. * [ 11:16 ] Wealth and esteem are good things in Proverbs, but the means for acquiring them are flawed. Years ago, I broke Proverbs 31 down into what I call the 10 Virtues of the Proverbs 31 Woman because I believe that these 10 characteristics are how we live out Proverbs 31 today as modern women. . of But here especially let us consider the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ in becoming Surety even for enemies. 9. 11 Upright citizens are good for a city and make it prosper, but the talk of the wicked tears it apart. The added רעע has, like עריה, Habakkuk 3:9, the same function as the inf. • Some proverbs tell us to use our mouths to encourage, edify, counsel, and instruct others… » Some other proverbs tell us to … ( proverbs 11:5-6 ) The ways of wickedness are dangerous. Verse 31 . procureth . must be רוע: Thus רע is an accus., or what is the same, an adverbial adj. Evil [one] suffereth when he hath been surety [for] a stranger, And whoso is hating suretyship is confident. There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt. Seeking mischief is here set against seeking good; for those that are not doing good are doing hurt, even to themselves. He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, But he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure. Evil [one] suffereth when he hath been surety [for] a stranger, And whoso is hating suretyship is confident. 16. retaineth--or literally, "lay hold of as a support." (Compare Proverbs 6:1 ). Self-conceit is unteachable; the humble grow wise (compare Proverbs 16:18 , 18:12 ). Verse 18 . Verse 30 . Proverbs 11:15 (TMB) 1. When you see the Proverbs 31 woman explained in simple to understand terms it makes a huge difference in how you see her! We shall often find it to our advantage to advise with others. He who guarantees a loan for a stranger will suffer, but refusing to underwrite is safe. Proverbs 11:15 (NLT) Proverbs 11:15. Proverbs 11:3 The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors … Guaranteeing the debt of a stranger brings big trouble, but the one who refuses to shake hands will be secure. Commentary on Proverbs 25:11,12 (Read Proverbs 25:11,12) A word of counsel, or reproof, rightly spoken, is especially beautiful, as fine fruit becomes still more beautiful in silver baskets. Verse 27 . There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt. But a person who doesn't agree to pay up for someone else is safe. Proverbs 11:15 (RHE) branch--( Psalms 1:3 , Jeremiah 17:8 ). An honest man's principles are fixed, therefore his way is plain. God wants us to … "the wicked shall be broken, to whose heart idolatry is sweet;''. Proverbs 11:15 Context. This is true of all bodily endowments. He who is surety for a stranger will suffer, But one who hates being surety is secure. 27. good [and] mischief--that is, of others. 28. "A false balance [is] abomination to the LORD: but a just weight [is] his delight." He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. This gives an advance on the sentiment of the first clause. The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy … 15. The combined power of the wicked cannot free them from just punishment, while the unaided children of the righteous find deliverance by reason of their pious relationship ( Psalms 37:25 Psalms 37:26 ). He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe. If someone puts up security for a stranger, he will suffer for it, but the one who hates such agreements is protected. 30. a tree of life--Blessings to others proceed from the works of the righteous ( Proverbs 3:18 ). 4. Proverbs 11:15 in the Clementine Douay-Rheims reads: It is joy to the just to do judgment: and dread to them that work iniquity. Consider a stubborn king who will not listen to advice, such as the son of Solomon, who was advised wisely by … Proverbs 11:15 (CEBA) Verse 9 . It … (i) He who does not co-sign loans for others is very wise. He will suffer trouble when he loans to a stranger, but he who refuses a pledge is safe. Play Audio: Beauty is not much, if the woman with it does not know how to act. But a person who doesn't agree to pay up for someone else is safe. 6. deliver them--that is, from evil, which the wicked suffer by their own doings ( Proverbs 5:22 , Psalms 9:16 ). 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