Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But be certain to give it back to him when the sun goes down, so that he may have his clothing for sleeping in, and will give you his blessing: and this will be put to your account as righteousness before the Lord your God.

New American Standard Bible

When the sun goes down you shall surely return the pledge to him, that he may sleep in his cloak and bless you; and it will be righteousness for you before the Lord your God.

King James Version

In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD thy God.

Holman Bible

Be sure to return it to him at sunset. Then he will sleep in it and bless you, and this will be counted as righteousness to you before the Lord your God.

International Standard Version

Be sure to return his garment to him at sunset so that he may sleep with it, and he will bless you. It will be a righteous deed in the presence of the LORD your God.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall surely restore to him the pledge when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his garment, and bless thee. And it shall be righteousness to thee before LORD thy God.

American Standard Version

thou shalt surely restore to him the pledge when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his garment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before Jehovah thy God.

Amplified

You shall certainly restore the pledge (security deposit) to him at sunset, so that he may sleep in his garment and bless you; and it will be credited to you as righteousness (right standing) before the Lord your God.

Darby Translation

in any case thou shalt return him the pledge at the going down of the sun, that he may sleep in his own upper garment and bless thee; and it shall be righteousness unto thee before Jehovah thy God.

Julia Smith Translation

Turning back, thou shalt turn back to him the pledge as the sun went down; he lay down in his garment and blessed thee; and to thee shall be justice before Jehovah thy God.

King James 2000

In any case you shall deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his own clothing, and bless you: and it shall be righteousness unto you before the LORD your God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You shall certainly return the pledge to him {as the sun sets}, so that he may sleep in his cloak and may bless you, and it shall be [considered] righteousness {on your behalf} {before} Yahweh your God.

Modern King James verseion

You shall certainly give back to him the pledge at sundown, that he may sleep in his own clothing, and bless you. And it shall be righteousness to you before Jehovah your God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but deliver him the pledge again by that the sun go down, and let him sleep in his own raiment and bless thee. And it shall be righteousness unto thee, before the LORD thy God.

NET Bible

You must by all means return to him at sunset the item he gave you as security so that he may sleep in his outer garment and bless you for it; it will be considered a just deed by the Lord your God.

New Heart English Bible

you shall surely restore to him the pledge when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his garment, and bless you: and it shall be righteousness to you before the LORD your God.

The Emphasized Bible

thou shalt, restore, to him the pledge at the going in of the sun, so shall he sleep in his own mantle, and bless thee, - and, unto thee, shall it be righteous-ness before Yahweh thy God.

Webster

In any case thou shalt deliver to him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee; and it shall be righteousness to thee before the LORD thy God.

World English Bible

you shall surely restore to him the pledge when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his garment, and bless you: and it shall be righteousness to you before Yahweh your God.

Youngs Literal Translation

thou dost certainly give back to him the pledge at the going in of the sun, and he hath lain down in his own raiment, and hath blessed thee; and to thee it is righteousness before Jehovah thy God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In any case
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

thou shalt deliver
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

him the pledge
עבט עבוט 
`abowt 
Usage: 4

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

when the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134


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

שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

שׂלמה 
Salmah 
Usage: 16

and bless
בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

צדקה 
Ts@daqah 
Usage: 157

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Consideration For People In Need

12 If he is a poor man, do not keep his property all night; 13 But be certain to give it back to him when the sun goes down, so that he may have his clothing for sleeping in, and will give you his blessing: and this will be put to your account as righteousness before the Lord your God. 14 Do not be hard on a servant who is poor and in need, if he is one of your countrymen or a man from another nation living with you in your land.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:25

And it will be our righteousness if we take care to keep all this order before the Lord our God as he has given it to us.

Daniel 4:27

For this cause, O King, let my suggestion be pleasing to you, and let your sins be covered by righteousness and your evil-doing by mercy to the poor, so that the time of your well-being may be longer.

Exodus 22:26-27

If ever you take your neighbour's clothing in exchange for the use of your money, let him have it back before the sun goes down:

Deuteronomy 24:15

Give him his payment day by day, not keeping it back over night; for he is poor and his living is dependent on it; and if his cry against you comes to the ears of the Lord, it will be judged as sin in you.

Psalm 112:9

He has given with open hands to the poor; his righteousness is for ever; his horn will be lifted up with honour.

Genesis 15:6

And he had faith in the Lord, and it was put to his account as righteousness.

Deuteronomy 15:9-10

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.

Job 24:7-8

They take their rest at night without clothing, and have no cover in the cold.

Job 29:11-13

For when it came to their ears, men said that I was truly happy; and when their eyes saw, they gave witness to me;

Job 31:16-20

If I kept back the desire of the poor; if the widow's eye was looking for help to no purpose;

Psalm 106:30-31

Then Phinehas got up, and made prayer for them; and the disease went no farther.

Isaiah 58:8

Then will light be shining on you like the morning, and your wounds will quickly be well: and your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will come after you.

Ezekiel 18:7

And has done no wrong to any, but has given back to the debtor what is his, and has taken no one's goods by force, and has given food to him who was in need of it, and clothing to him who was without it;

Ezekiel 18:12

Has done wrong to the poor and to him who is in need, and taken property by force, and has not given back to one in his debt what is his, and has given worship to images and has done disgusting things,

Ezekiel 18:16

Or done wrong to any, or taken anything from one in his debt, or taken goods by force, but has given food to him who was in need of it, and clothing to him who was without it;

Ezekiel 33:15

If the evil-doer lets one who is in his debt have back what is his, and gives back what he had taken by force, and is guided by the rules of life, doing no evil; life will certainly be his, death will not overtake him.

Amos 2:8

By every altar they are stretched on clothing taken from those who are in their debt, drinking in the house of their god the wine of those who have made payment for wrongdoing.

2 Corinthians 9:13-14

For when, through this work of giving, they see what you are, they give glory to God for the way in which you have given yourselves to the good news of Christ, and for the wealth of your giving to them and to all;

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry without doing wrong; let not the sun go down on your wrath;

2 Timothy 1:16-18

May the Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus because he frequently gave me help, and had no feeling of shame because I was in chains;

James 1:27

The religion which is holy and free from evil in the eyes of our God and Father is this: to take care of children who have no fathers and of widows who are in trouble, and to keep oneself untouched by the world.

James 2:13-23

For the man who has had no mercy will be judged without mercy, but mercy takes pride in overcoming judging.

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