15 Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer, but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.

Read Proverbs 11:15 Using Other Translations

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.
Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer harm, but he who hates striking hands in pledge is secure.
There’s danger in putting up security for a stranger’s debt; it’s safer not to guarantee another person’s debt.