Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Be careful that there isn’t this wicked thought in your heart, ‘The seventh year, the year of canceling debts, is near,’ and you are stingy toward your poor brother and give him nothing. He will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty.

New American Standard Bible

"Beware that there is no base thought in your heart, saying, 'The seventh year, the year of remission, is near,' and your eye is hostile toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he may cry to the LORD against you, and it will be a sin in you.

King James Version

Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

International Standard Version

Be careful not to think this wicked thought to yourselves: "The seventh year, the year of remission, is drawing near,' and you show ill will toward your poor relative and not give to him. He may then call to the LORD on account of you, and you will be guilty of sin.

A Conservative Version

Beware that there not be a base thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou give him nothing, and he cry to LORD against thee, and it be

American Standard Version

Beware that there be not a base thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou give him nought; and he cry unto Jehovah against thee, and it be sin unto thee.

Amplified

Beware lest there be a base thought in your [minds and] hearts, and you say, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and your eye be evil against your poor brother and you give him nothing, and he cry to the Lord against you, and it be sin in you.

Bible in Basic English

And see that there is no evil thought in your heart, moving you to say to yourself, The seventh year, the year of forgiveness is near; and so looking coldly on your poor countryman you give him nothing; and he will make an outcry to the Lord against you, and it will be judged as sin in you.

Darby Translation

Beware that there be not a wicked thought in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry against thee to Jehovah, and it be sin in thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Keep thyself that there not be a thought of Belial in thy heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother to give him nothing; for he shall cry unto the LORD against thee, and it shall be a sin unto thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Watch to thyself lest a word shall be with thy heart, of Belial, saying. The seventh year, the year of remission is drawing near; and thine eye be evil against thy needy brother and thou wilt not give to him; and he call against thee to Jehovah, and it was sin in thee.

King James 2000

Beware that there be not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cries unto the LORD against you, and it be sin in you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Take care} so that there will not be {a thought of wickedness} in your heart, {saying}, 'The seventh year, the year of the remission of debt is near,' {and you view your needy neighbor with hostility}, and [so] you [do] not give to him, and he might cry [out] against you to Yahweh, and {you would incur guilt against yourself}.

Modern King James verseion

Beware that there is not a thought in your wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and your eye may be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing. And he may cry to Jehovah against you, and it is sin to you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And beware that there be not a point of Belial in thine heart, that thou wouldest say, 'The seventh year, the year of freedom is at hand,' and therefore it grieve thee to look on thy poor brother and givest him nought and he then cry unto the LORD against thee and it be sin unto thee.

NET Bible

Be careful lest you entertain the wicked thought that the seventh year, the year of cancellation of debts, has almost arrived, and your attitude be wrong toward your impoverished fellow Israelite and you do not lend him anything; he will cry out to the Lord against you and you will be regarded as having sinned.

New Heart English Bible

Beware that there not be a base thought in your heart, saying, "The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand"; and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cry to the LORD against you, and it be sin to you.

The Emphasized Bible

Take thou heed to thyself lest there be something near thine abandoned heart, saying - Drawing nigh, is the seventh year the year of release, and so thine eye be evil, against thy needy brother, and thou give not unto him, - and he cry out against thee unto Yahweh, and it become in thee a sin!

Webster

Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thy eye shall be evil against thy poor brother, and thou shalt give him naught; and he shall cry to the LORD against thee, and it shall be sin to thee.

World English Bible

Beware that there not be a base thought in your heart, saying, "The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand;" and your eye be evil against your poor brother, and you give him nothing; and he cry to Yahweh against you, and it be sin to you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Take heed to thee lest there be a word in thy heart -- worthless, saying, Near is the seventh year, the year of release; and thine eye is evil against thy needy brother, and thou dost not give to him, and he hath called concerning thee unto Jehovah, and it hath been in thee sin;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

that there be not a thought
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

in thy wicked
בּליּעל 
B@liya`al 
Usage: 27

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

the year
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

of release
שׁמטּה 
Sh@mittah 
Usage: 5

is at hand
קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

and thine eye
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

be evil
רעע 
Ra`a` 
Usage: 98

H34
אביון 
'ebyown 
Usage: 61

and thou givest
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

him nought and he cry
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

against thee, and it be sin
חטא 
Chet' 
Usage: 33

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

8 Instead, you are to open your hand to him and freely loan him enough for whatever need he has. 9 Be careful that there isn’t this wicked thought in your heart, ‘The seventh year, the year of canceling debts, is near,’ and you are stingy toward your poor brother and give him nothing. He will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty. 10 Give to him, and don’t have a stingy heart when you give, and because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you do.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 24:15

You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be held guilty.

Matthew 20:15

Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my business? Are you jealous because I’m generous?’

Exodus 22:23

If you do mistreat them, they will no doubt cry to Me, and I will certainly hear their cry.

Job 34:28

but caused the poor to cry out to Him,
and He heard the outcry of the afflicted.

Proverbs 23:6

Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread,
and don’t desire his choice food,

Proverbs 28:22

A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth;
he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.

James 5:4

Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts.

Exodus 3:7

Then the Lord said, “I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.

Deuteronomy 15:1

“At the end of every seven years you must cancel debts.

Deuteronomy 28:54-56

The most sensitive and refined man among you will look grudgingly at his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children,

Psalm 9:12

For the One who seeks an accounting
for bloodshed remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Proverbs 4:23

Guard your heart above all else,
for it is the source of life.

Proverbs 21:13

The one who shuts his ears to the cry of the poor
will himself also call out and not be answered.

Proverbs 24:9

A foolish scheme is sin,
and a mocker is detestable to people.

Jeremiah 17:10

I, Yahweh, examine the mind,
I test the heart
to give to each according to his way,
according to what his actions deserve.

Matthew 15:19

For from the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual immoralities, thefts, false testimonies, blasphemies.

Matthew 25:41-45

Then He will also say to those on the left, ‘Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the Devil and his angels!

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of people’s hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immoralities, thefts, murders,

Romans 7:8-9

And sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me coveting of every kind. For apart from the law sin is dead.

James 4:5

Or do you think it’s without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously?

James 4:17

So it is a sin for the person who knows to do what is good and doesn’t do it.

James 5:9

Brothers, do not complain about one another, so that you will not be judged. Look, the judge stands at the door!

1 Peter 4:9

Be hospitable to one another without complaining.

1 John 3:15-17

Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him.

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