Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 that there is no wicked thought in your heart, saying, ‘The seventh year, the year of release (remission, pardon), is approaching,’ and your eye is hostile (unsympathetic) toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing [since he would not have to repay you]; for he may cry out to the Lord against you, and it will become a sin for 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.

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.

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 But you shall open your hand wide unto him, and shall surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he lacks. 9 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. 10 You shall surely give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give unto him: because for this thing the LORD your God shall bless you in all your works, and in all that you put your hand unto.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 24:15

Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.

Matthew 20:15

Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Is your eye evil, because I am good?

Exodus 22:23

If you afflict them in any way, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry;

Job 34:28

So that they cause the cry of the poor to come unto him, and he hears the cry of the afflicted.

Proverbs 23:6

Eat not the bread of him that is stingy, neither desire you his delicacies:

Proverbs 28:22

He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come upon him.

James 5:4

Behold, the hire of the laborers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, cries: and the cries of them who have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of hosts.

Exodus 3:7

And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Deuteronomy 15:1

At the end of every seven years you shall make a release.

Deuteronomy 28:54-56

So that the man that is gentle among you, and very refined, his eye shall show no compassion toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave behind:

Psalm 9:12

When he avenges blood, he remembers them: he forgets not the cry of the humble.

Proverbs 4:23

Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Proverbs 21:13

Whosoever stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.

Proverbs 24:9

The thought of foolishness is sin: and the scoffer is an abomination to men.

Jeremiah 17:10

I the LORD search the heart, I test the mind, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

Matthew 25:41-45

Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

Mark 7:21-22

For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders,

Romans 7:8-9

But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, worked in me all manner of covetousness. For without the law sin was dead.

James 4:5

Do you think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?

James 4:17

Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.

James 5:9

Murmur not one against another, brethren, lest you be judged: behold, the judge stands before the door.

1 Peter 4:9

Practice hospitality one to another without grudging.

1 John 3:15-17

Whosoever hates his brother is a murderer: and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him.

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