26 Do not be one of those who shakes hands in a pledge, One of those who is surety for debts;

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 22:26

Commentary on Proverbs 22:26-27

(Read Proverbs 22:26-27)

Every man ought to be just to himself, and his family; those are not so, who, by folly or other carelessness, waste what they have.