The just is saved by superior discernment. Joining together in sin shall not protect the sinners. Proverbs 11:15 (MSG) It is safer to avoid such promises. Verse 29 . Another example of the truth of Proverbs 11:23 ; the miser loses reputation, though he saves corn. To guarantee loans for a stranger brings trouble, but there is safety in refusing to do so. but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness. 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 Proverbs 11:15 Context. 26. The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy … 2. 4. 11. God delights in such as aim and act with uprightness. Proverbs 11:22 As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion. sure reward--or, "gain," as from trading ( Hosea 10:12 , Galatians 6:8 Galatians 6:9 ). 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. . froward--as in Proverbs 2:15 , opposed to the simplicity and purity of the upright. watered--a common figure for blessing. By the blessing--implying active benevolence. (h) He who does not without judgment and consideration of the circumstances put himself in danger, as in Pr 6:1. Guaranteeing the debt of a stranger brings big trouble, but the one who refuses to shake hands will be secure. Salem Media Group. Guaranteeing the debt of a stranger brings big trouble, but the one who refuses to shake hands will be secure. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. 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.” The last may be a reason for the first. 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.” Proverbs 11:15 (JUB) Whoever guarantees a stranger's loan will get into trouble, but whoever hates the closing of a deal remains secure. . He who gives surety for a stranger will smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure. (intensivus); but as the infin. but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. He, on the contrary, who hates תוקעים has good rest. Evil [one] suffereth when he hath been surety [for] a stranger, And whoso is hating suretyship is confident. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. Proverbs 11:14 “For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.” Explanation and Commentary of Proverbs 11:14. Proverbs 11:15 (GNTA) The welfare of our families, our own peace, and our ability to pay just debts, must not be brought into danger. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it; But he that hateth suretyship is secure. Proverbs 11:15. Self-conceit is unteachable; the humble grow wise (compare Proverbs 16:18 , 18:12 ). (Compare Proverbs 11:5 ). Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise), Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. (r) "complodentes", Junius & Tremellius, Piscator, Cocceius; "defigentes", Mercerus. constru. destroy--with violence. You are better off if you don't get involved. of רעע, or of רוּע equals רעע, after the forms ימּול, יעור (Olsh. Consider a stubborn king who will not listen to advice, such as the son of Solomon, who was advised wisely by … He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. (15) The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give.—The word “crying” is not in the Hebrew. Anyone who puts up money for what someone else owes will certainly suffer. Verse 7 . If you promise to pay a stranger's debt, you will regret it. Consulting a interlinear for the Hebrew meanings confirms this is the case. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart [for it]: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. Proverbs 11:15 (NIRV) Anyone who puts up money for what someone else owes will certainly suffer. of the person: to represent one as a surety for him, and זר as denoting the other (the stranger), vid., at Proverbs 6:1. made fat--prospers ( Proverbs 28:25 , Deuteronomy 32:15 , Luke 6:38 ). Proverbs 11:3 The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors … The scope of the whole is a comment on Proverbs 11:23 . The Targum is, "and hates those that place their hope in God.''. Jewels were often suspended from the nose ( Genesis 24:47 , Isaiah 3:21 ). Verse 2 . He who gives surety for a stranger will smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure. Proverbs 11:15 (TMBA) Proverbs 11:15 (RSVA) Proverbs 30:11, KJV: "There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother." A pious and discreet woman will keep esteem and respect, as strong men keep possession of wealth. form רע could only be inf. 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 is surety for a stranger will suffer, But one who hates being surety is secure. wind--Even successful, his gains are of no real value. Proverbs 11:15 (NRSA) Seeking mischief is here set against seeking good; for those that are not doing good are doing hurt, even to themselves. It is never a surprise when one suffers because of such a foolish promise. Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe. He shall be afflicted with evil, that is surety for a stranger: but he that is aware of snares, shall be secure. Nothing is more hateful to God, than hypocrisy and double dealing, which are here signified. A man of understanding does not judge of others by their success. 27. good [and] mischief--that is, of others. He shall be afflicted with evil, that is surety for a stranger: but he that is aware of snares, shall be secure. 21. Proverbs 11-15 New International Version (NIV) but accurate weights find favor with him. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it, and he that hateth suretyship is sure. If you promise to pay a stranger's debt, you will regret it. (Compare Margin). Proverbs 11:15 (DBY) Whoever guarantees to pay somebody else's loan will suffer. (Compare Proverbs 10:15 , Psalms 49:6 , 1 Timothy 6:17 ). God wants us to … When a godly man dies, all his fears vanish; but when a wicked man dies, his hopes vanish. just--complete in measure. Proverbs 11:15 (NRS) Thus liberality, by God's blessing, secures increase, while penuriousness, instead of expected gain, procures poverty. 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 who is surety for a stranger will suffer, But one who hates being surety is secure. Proverbs 11:15 (NKJV) He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. Proverbs 11:15 There are at least six different times when Proverbs warns us against being either an guarantor or against surety. Proverbs 11:15 (KJVA) He who is surety for a stranger will suffer, But one who hates being surety is secure. Verse 16 . Verse 13 . Proverbs 11:15 (LEB) Verse 23 . Verse 15 . winneth souls--(Compare Margin) to do them good as opposed to Proverbs 6:25 , Ezekiel 13:18 (compare Luke 5:10 ). Commentary on Proverbs 11:16 (Read Proverbs 11:16) You are better off if you don't get involved. True holiness is true happiness. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it; But he that hateth suretyship is secure. 19. If someone puts up security for a stranger, he will suffer for it, but the one who hates such agreements is protected. Perhaps the trouble prepared by the wicked, and which he inherits (compare Proverbs 11:6 ). He that maketh faith, that is, (an) obligation, for a stranger, shall be tormented with evil; but he that escheweth snares, shall be secure. More closely to the original: It goes ill with him; for the proverb is composed as if the writer had before his eyes a definite person, whom one assails when he for whom he became security has not kept within the limits of the performance that was due. Guaranteeing the debt of a stranger brings big trouble, but the one who refuses to shake hands will be secure. Verse 21 . 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. Here we are warned against being a guarantor for a stranger. Such benefit themselves by doing good to others (compare Proverbs 24:5 ), while the cruel injure themselves as well as others. procureth . Proverbs 11:15 (HNV) 13. tale-bearer--(Compare Margin), one trading as a peddler in scandal, whose propensity to talk leads him to betray confidence. 31. Proverbs 11:15 (YLT) Proverbs 11:15 (NLT) . Proverbs 11:15 (CSB) 16. retaineth--or literally, "lay hold of as a support." The added רעע has, like עריה, Habakkuk 3:9, the same function as the inf. There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt. Proverbs 11:15. (q) "frangendo frangetur", Michaelis; so Pagninus and others. It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure. Play Audio: Beauty is not much, if the woman with it does not know how to act. . • Some proverbs tell us to use our mouths to encourage, edify, counsel, and instruct others… » Some other proverbs tell us to … (Compare Psalms 35:16 , Daniel 11:32 ). Proverbs 11:15 (WEB) Verse 27 . Whoever makes deals with strangers is sure to get burned; if you keep a cool head, you'll avoid rash bargains. 29. troubleth--as Proverbs 15:27 explains, by greediness for gain (compare Proverbs 11:17 ). It … Even hopes of gain die with him. . 12. despiseth--or, "reviles," a course contrasted with the prudent silence of the wise. Verse 17 . Proverbs 11:15 Translation & Meaning. Proverbs 25:2 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a … . A cruel, froward, ill-natured man, is vexatious to those that are, and should be to him as his own flesh, and punishes himself. But a person who doesn't agree to pay up for someone else is safe. Verse 19 . a. He who is surety for a stranger will suffer, But one who hates being surety 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." 24-31. Proverbs 30:11, ESV: "There are those who curse their fathers and do not bless their mothers." He who is surety for a stranger will suffer: To promise to pay the debts of a stranger is to invite trouble. I have a useful book of essays on Proverbs written by William Arnot, reprinted twice by Kregel Publications, but originally published in 1884. Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm, but he who hates striking hands in pledge is secure. Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe. Whoever guarantees a stranger's loan will get into trouble, but whoever hates the closing of a deal remains secure. The more violent a man is in sinful pursuits, the more he hastens his own destruction. holdeth his peace--as if neither hearing nor telling. Verse 9 . What does this verse really mean? Proverbs 11:15 (TMB) So the fool, thus acting, either comes to poverty, or heaps up for others. Hypocrites delude men into error and sin by artful objections against the truths of ( proverbs 11:10-11 ) down. It goeth ill with him that is surety for another; but he that hateth suretyship is secure. 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. * Proverbs is opposed to providing surety for another’s loan (see note on 6:1–5) and expresses this view throughout the book. 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. a. "A wholesome tongue [is] a tree of life: but perverseness therein [is] a breach in the spirit." absol. Proverbs 11:15 (CEBA) He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure . flesh--that is, his body, by penuriousness ( Colossians 2:23 ). He that is guaranty for a zar shall suffer for it, and he that hateth pledging collateral is secure. 8. Beauty is abused by those who have not discretion or modesty with it. 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. He will suffer trouble when he loans to a stranger, but he who refuses a pledge is safe. Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm, but he who hates striking hands in pledge is secure. We are told the following: Don't put up collateral for stranger (Proverbs 11:15) Don't co-sign for a stranger (Proverbs 11:15) Do hold collateral put up for a stranger (Proverbs 20:16 and 27:13) Do hold collateral put up for a "strange woman" (Proverbs 27:13) Proverbs 11:15. "the wicked shall be broken, to whose heart idolatry is sweet;''. • Some proverbs encourage us to be generous and give to others in need. 23. The Hebrews used stones for weights. Verse 30 . hope of unjust--better, "hope of wealth," or "power" (compare Isaiah 40:29 , Hebrew). Even the righteous, when they offend on earth, shall meet with sharp corrections; much more will the wicked meet the due reward of their sins. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. Proverbs 11:15 (GW) We shall often find it to our advantage to advise with others. 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. It fares ill, nothing but ill, with one who is surety for another; But he who hateth suretyship remaineth in quietness. counsellors--literally, "one giving counsel"; the participle used as a collective. But here especially let us consider the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ in becoming Surety even for enemies. Proverbs 11:15 (NCV) Proverbs 11:15 (GNT) You are better off if you don't get involved. And sin will be its own punishment. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart [for it]: and he that hateth suretiship is sure. But a person who doesn't agree to pay up for someone else is safe. If someone puts up security for a stranger, he will suffer for it, but the one who hates such agreements is protected. 22. He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, But he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it, and he that hateth suretyship is sure. 9. Proverbs 11:15 (NAS) He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, But he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure. but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. perverseness--ill-nature. b. Proverbs 11:15 (CJB) 28. Modern readers may find his style distracting but there is substance in his teaching. a. 7. expectation . Niph. righteous . Verse 4 . Inference from Proverbs 11:18 (compare Proverbs 11:5 Proverbs 11:6 , Proverbs 10:16 ). He that is surety for a stranger shall … Proverbs 11:15 (NIV) When you see the Proverbs 31 woman explained in simple to understand terms it makes a huge difference in how you see her! b. Whoever guarantees to pay somebody else's loan will suffer. seeketh--implying success. Commentary on Proverbs 25:13 (Read Proverbs 25:13) See what ought to be the aim of him that is trusted with any business; to be faithful. . 10 The whole city celebrates when the godly succeed; they shout for joy when the wicked die. Proverbs 11:15 (LXX) 14. counsel--the art of governing ( Proverbs 1:5 ). 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. 15. wrath--that is, of God. But here especially let us consider the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ in becoming Surety even for enemies. A bad man does harm wherever he meets a just man: and he hates the sound of safety. selleth it--that is at a fair price. Proverbs 11:15 (RHE) Proverbs 11:15 (NIRV) The meaning of רע ירוע is seen from Proverbs 20:16. Thus adorned, a hog disgusts less than a fair and indiscreet woman. 6. deliver them--that is, from evil, which the wicked suffer by their own doings ( Proverbs 5:22 , Psalms 9:16 ). 1. The word stranger comes from a Hebrew word which means foreigner which means an unknown person. Pro Pr) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools Proud member Honor is to a feeble woman thus as valuable as riches to men. inherit . Proverbs 11:15, NASB: "He who is guarantor for a stranger will surely suffer for it, But he who hates being a guarantor is secure." watereth . Verse 14 . Proverbs 11:15 (WBT) Verse 20 . With anxiety shall he that is surety for a stranger be afflicted, and he that hates suretiship shall live securely. But a person who doesn't agree to pay up for someone else is safe. Verse 8 . Proverbs 11:15 concerns the result to one who becomes surety for a stranger. perish--for death cuts short all his plans ( Luke 16:25 ). The righteous are often wonderfully kept from going into dangerous situations, and the ungodly go in their stead. All rights reserved. Verse 12 . Verse 3 . Verse 22 . Proverbs 11:15 (ASV) Let men be ever so saving of what they have, if God appoints, it comes to nothing. : 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. Words … . . Proverbs 11:15 (CEB) He that makes it his business to do good, shall have a reward, as sure to him as eternal truth can make it. Considering how safe, and quiet, and easy the humble are, we see that with the lowly is wisdom. If you promise to pay a stranger's debt, you will regret it. 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. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. 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.” 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. Verse 31 . 265e). With anxiety shall he that is surety for a stranger be afflicted, and he that hates suretiship shall live securely. 25. liberal soul--(Compare Margin). (Compare Proverbs 10:2 ). 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. It is safer to avoid such promises. An honest man's principles are fixed, therefore his way is plain. (Compare Proverbs 6:1 ). 17. merciful--kind to others; opposed to cruel. suretiship--(Compare Margin), the actors put for the action, which may be lawfully hated. To guarantee loans for a stranger brings trouble, but there is safety in refusing to do so. 18. a deceitful work--or, "wages," which fail to satisfy, or flee away ( Proverbs 10:2 , 23:5 ). A man may grow poor by not paying just debts, not relieving the poor, not allowing needful expenses. But a person who doesn't agree to pay up for someone else is safe. Proverbs 11:15. It is hard to appreciate a gold nose ring on a 1000-pound, stinking, Mishle 11:15 (OJB) Proverbs 11:15 KJV - He that is surety for a stranger shall - Bible Gateway. in their way--or, "conduct.". A faithful man will not disclose what he is trusted with, unless the honour of God and the real good of society require it. This is true of all bodily endowments. The warning we are given by Solomon (and by the Lord) is that we will surely suffer harm for such an action. Conclusions. 10, 11. (11:24-25; 13:7) » Some proverbs encourage us to be thrifty and save. He who gives surety for a stranger will smart for it, but he who hates suretyship is secure. wrath--is that of God. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Proverbs 11:15 (RSV) 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." He who is surety for a stranger will suffer: To promise to pay the debts of a stranger is to invite trouble. 3. guide--to lead, as a shepherd ( Proverbs 6:7 , Psalms 78:52 ). 30. a tree of life--Blessings to others proceed from the works of the righteous ( Proverbs 3:18 ). ( proverbs 11:5-6 ) The ways of wickedness are dangerous. Proverbs 11:15 - "One will positively fare badly because he has gone surety for a stranger, but the one hating handshaking is keeping carefree." He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure . Regarding ערב with the accus. He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, But he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure. The tongue of the wise uses knowledge rightly, But the mouth of fools pours forth foolishness. A bad man does harm wherever he meets a just man: and he hates the sound of safety. He that maketh faith, that is, (an) obligation, for a stranger, shall be tormented with evil; but he that escheweth snares, shall be secure. Verse 26 . 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. To guarantee loans for a stranger brings trouble, but there is safety in refusing to do so. Proverbs 30:11, NASB: "There is a kind of man who curses his father And does not bless his mother." Whoever makes deals with strangers is sure to get burned; if you keep a cool head, you'll avoid rash bargains. 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: Proverbs 6:1-5 and 11:15 . He who is guarantor for a stranger will surely suffer for it, But he who hates being a guarantor is secure. * [ 11:16 ] Wealth and esteem are good things in Proverbs, but the means for acquiring them are flawed. 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. ירוע is, like Proverbs 13:20, the fut. but with humility comes wisdom. He will suffer trouble when he loans to a stranger, but he who refuses a pledge is safe. He who guarantees a loan for a stranger will suffer, but refusing to underwrite is safe. 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. Verse 24 . Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe. Proverbs 11:15 (BBE) When those that take root in the world wither, those who are grafted into Christ shall be fruitful. Both in temporal and spiritual things, God commonly deals with his people according to the measure by which they deal with their brethren. 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. This gives an advance on the sentiment of the first clause. 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. He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe. He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it, and he that hateth suretyship is sure. but righteousness delivers from death. 11 Upright citizens are good for a city and make it prosper, but the talk of the wicked tears it apart. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. He that is guaranty for a zar shall suffer for it, and he that hateth pledging collateral is secure. (i) He who does not co-sign loans for others is very wise. There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt. . Unknown person means not knowing the person’s character and ability to take on an obligation.