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Proverbs 20:16 DBY

16 Take his garment that is become surety [for] another, and hold him in pledge for strangers.

References for Proverbs 20:16

    • f 20:16 - Some read 'the strange woman,' conforming this passage to ch. 27.13.

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      • a 20:3 - Or 'keep away.'
      • b 20:6 - Chesed, or 'benevolence:' see ch. 19.22.
      • c 20:7 - Or 'The righteous who walketh ... blessed shall be ...'
      • d 20:10 - Lit. 'A stone and a stone, an ephah and an ephah.'
      • e 20:15 - Or 'vessel.'
      • f 20:16 - Some read 'the strange woman,' conforming this passage to ch. 27.13.
      • g 20:20 - Lit. 'the eyeball of:' see ch. 7.9.
      • h 20:21 - Others read 'wrongly acquired.'
      • i 20:23 - See ver. 10.
      • j 20:24 - Geber: see Job 3.3.
      • k 20:25 - Or 'to appropriate to himself a holy thing.'
      • l 20:28 - Or 'kindness,' 'bounty;' chesed, and so ch. 21.21.
      • m 20:30 - As ch. 18.8.