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

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 11:15

Commentary on Proverbs 11:15

(Read Proverbs 11:15)

The welfare of our families, our own peace, and our ability to pay just debts, must not be brought into danger. But here especially let us consider the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ in becoming Surety even for enemies.