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Ecclesiasticus 29:18

“Suretiship hath vndone many of good estate, and shaked them as a waue of the Sea: mightie men hath it driuen from their houses, so that they wandred among strange nations.”

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Ecclesiasticus 29:18

15. Forget not the friendship of thy suretie: for hee hath giuen his life for thee. 16. A sinner will ouerthrow the good estate of his suretie: 17. And he that is of an vnthankfull minde, will leaue him in [danger] that deliuered him. 18. Suretiship hath vndone many of good estate, and shaked them as a waue of the Sea: mightie men hath it driuen from their houses, so that they wandred among strange nations. 19. A wicked man transgressing the commandements of the Lord, shall fall into suretiship: and hee that vndertaketh and followeth other mens businesse for gaine, shall fall into suits. 20. Helpe thy neighbour according to thy power, and beware that thou thy selfe fall not into the same. 21. The chiefe thing for life is water and bread, and clothing, and an house to couer shame.

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