Proverbs 22:7

“The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The rich ruleth ouer the poore, and the borrower is seruant to the lender.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower {becomes} the lender's slave.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The rich ruleth over the poor; And the borrower is servant to the lender.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The man of wealth has rule over the poor, and he who gets into debt is a servant to his creditor.
- Basic English Bible

The rich ruleth over the poor; and the borrower is servant to the lender.
- Darby Bible

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
- Webster's Bible

The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.
- World English Bible

The rich over the poor ruleth, And a servant [is] the borrower to the lender.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:7


22:7 Is servant - Is at his mercy, and forced to comply with his pleasure.


Discussion for Proverbs 22:7

  • Nana isaac for verse 7
    Day activitie thinking about yourseft
  • This can be used in every day life application for the things we do ex I am only able to use your car when you don t use it
  • Symon zziwa for verse 7
    this is one scripture that has worked for me.i dont want to be talked about as a fraudster.if you dont pay whater you owe to people, they will always hold you in their power

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