Proverbs 22:27

“If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from vnder thee?”

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Other Translations

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
- King James Version

If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take your bed from under you?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If thou hast not wherewith to pay, Why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
- American Standard Version (1901)

If you have nothing with which to make payment, he will take away your bed from under you.
- Basic English Bible

if thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
- Darby Bible

If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
- Webster's Bible

If you don't have means to pay, why should he take away your bed from under you?
- World English Bible

If thou hast nothing to pay, Why doth he take thy bed from under thee?
- Youngs Literal Bible

If thou hast not wherewith to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Unknown
    I believe in balance. For JESUS came that we have life and live to the full not destitute or a vagabond. But not materialistic or greedy with our wealth. I believe we should understand that money in good hands is a good thing but in greedy selfish ways is bad. So we should always live in our means and strive for better living and to help others who are hurting like your neighbors!
  • BSP
    Verse 17 encourages us to listen to the words of wise ones. The Bible is the major source of wisdom that we can turn to.
  • Barbsra
    Very good can't wait for tomorrow ty
  • BSP
    Children need parental guidance and discipline. The child still has free will and will ultimately have to decide what he or she will do, but they are more likely to follow the direction given from their parents if it is done so consistently and with love.
  • Vanessa
    Humble I pray for your son too, I know how hard it is with children you can lead them, and show them,but until they see for themselves, we pray to our Father and Lord to intercede. it's rough times , they are told they can do and be anything and it's ok, breaks my heart , how blind they live, I pray to God always to open their eyes for I have failed.
  • BSP
    Verse 4: There are many rewards from God for the person who is humble and fears him.

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