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Proverbs 20:16 ESV

16 1Take a man's garment when he has put up security for a stranger, and 2hold it in pledge when he puts up security for foreigners.a

References for Proverbs 20:16

    • ® 20:16 - Or for an adulteress (compare 27:13)

      Study tools for Proverbs 20:16

      • a 20:1 - Or will not become wise
      • b 20:10 - Or Two kinds of; also verse 23
      • c 20:11 - Or Even a child can dissemble in his actions, though his conduct seems pure and upright
      • d 20:16 - Or for an adulteress (compare 27:13)
      • e 20:19 - Hebrew with one who is simple in his lips
      • f 20:27 - Hebrew breath