|The Message (MSG)
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15 Whoever makes deals with strangers is sure to get burned; if you keep a cool head, you'll avoid rash bargains.
15 He who puts up security for another will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to strike hands in pledge is safe.
|Published by permission. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. All rights reserved. (The Message Bible Online)
||Scripture quoted by permission. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by Biblica. All rights reserved worldwide. (New International Version Bible Online)