Parallel Verses

NET Bible

You may lend with interest to a foreigner, but not to your fellow Israelite; if you keep this command the Lord your God will bless you in all you undertake in the land you are about to enter to possess.

New American Standard Bible

You may charge interest to a foreigner, but to your countrymen you shall not charge interest, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all that you undertake in the land which you are about to enter to possess.

King James Version

Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

Holman Bible

You may charge a foreigner interest, but you must not charge your brother interest, so that the Lord your God may bless you in everything you do in the land you are entering to possess.

International Standard Version

You may charge interest to a foreigner, but don't charge interest to your relatives, so the LORD your God may bless you in everything you undertake in the land that you are about to enter and possess.

A Conservative Version

To a foreigner thou may lend upon interest, but to thy brother thou shall not lend upon interest, that LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou put thy hand to, in the land where thou go in to possess it.

American Standard Version

unto a foreigner thou mayest lend upon interest; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon interest, that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all that thou puttest thy hand unto, in the land whither thou goest in to possess it.

Amplified

You may charge interest to a foreigner, but to your fellow Israelite you shall not charge interest, so that the Lord your God may bless you in all that you undertake in the land which you are about to enter to possess.

Bible in Basic English

From men of other nations you may take interest, but not from an Israelite: so that the blessing of the Lord your God may be on everything to which you put your hand, in the land which you are about to take as your heritage.

Darby Translation

of a foreigner thou mayest take interest, but of thy brother thou shalt not take interest; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the business of thy hand in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

Julia Smith Translation

To a foreigner thou shalt lend on interest; and to thy brother thou shalt not lend on interest: so that Jehovah thy God shall bless thee in all the stretching forth of thy hand upon the land which thou goest there to possess it

King James 2000

Unto a stranger you may lend for interest; but unto your brother you shall not lend for interest: that the LORD your God may bless you in all that you set your hand to in the land where you go to possess it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You may lend on interest to the foreigner, but to your countryman you may not lend on interest, so that Yahweh your God may bless you {in all your undertakings} in {the land where you are going}, {in order to take possession of it}.

Modern King James verseion

You may lend on interest to a stranger, but you shall not lend on interest to your brother, so that Jehovah your God may bless you in all that you set your hand to in the land where you go to possess it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury, but not unto thy brother, that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to conquer it.

New Heart English Bible

to a foreigner you may lend on interest; but to your brother you shall not lend on interest, that the LORD your God may bless you in all that you put your hand to, in the land where you go in to possess it.

The Emphasized Bible

to a foreigner, thou mayest lend on interest, but to thy brother, shalt thou not lend on interest, - that Yahweh thy God may bless thee, in everything where-unto thou puttest thy hand, upon the land which thou art entering to possess.

Webster

To a stranger thou mayest lend upon interest; but to thy brother thou shalt not lend upon interest; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thy hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

World English Bible

to a foreigner you may lend on interest; but to your brother you shall not lend on interest, that Yahweh your God may bless you in all that you put your hand to, in the land where you go in to possess it.

Youngs Literal Translation

To a stranger thou mayest lend in usury, and to thy brother thou dost not lend in usury, so that Jehovah thy God doth bless thee in every putting forth of thy hand on the land whither thou goest in to possess it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׁך 
Nashak 
Usage: 16

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

thou shalt not lend upon usury
נשׁך 
Nashak 
Usage: 16

that the Lord

Usage: 0

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

thee in all that thou settest
משׁלח משׁלח משׁלוח 
Mishlowach 
Usage: 10

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

to in the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

whither thou goest

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to possess
ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

19 You must not charge interest on a loan to your fellow Israelite, whether on money, food, or anything else that has been loaned with interest. 20 You may lend with interest to a foreigner, but not to your fellow Israelite; if you keep this command the Lord your God will bless you in all you undertake in the land you are about to enter to possess. 21 When you make a vow to the Lord your God you must not delay in fulfilling it, for otherwise he will surely hold you accountable as a sinner.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 15:10

You must by all means lend to him and not be upset by doing it, for because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you attempt.

Deuteronomy 15:3

You may exact payment from a foreigner, but whatever your fellow Israelite owes you, you must remit.

Deuteronomy 14:21

You may not eat any corpse, though you may give it to the resident foreigner who is living in your villages and he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner. You are a people holy to the Lord your God. Do not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

Leviticus 19:33-34

When a foreigner resides with you in your land, you must not oppress him.

Deuteronomy 28:12

The Lord will open for you his good treasure house, the heavens, to give you rain for the land in its season and to bless all you do; you will lend to many nations but you will not borrow from any.

Proverbs 19:17

The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.

Isaiah 1:19

If you have a willing attitude and obey, then you will again eat the good crops of the land.

Luke 14:14

Then you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you, for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

1 Corinthians 15:58

So then, dear brothers and sisters, be firm. Do not be moved! Always be outstanding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

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