Proverbs 22:7

7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.

Proverbs 22:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
ESV
7 The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.
NLT
7 Just as the rich rule the poor, so the borrower is servant to the lender.
MSG
7 The poor are always ruled over by the rich, so don't borrow and put yourself under their power.
CSB
7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave to the lender.

Proverbs 22:7 In-Context

5 In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.
6 Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.
8 Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity, and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.
9 The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.
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