Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 And if the man be poor, you shall not sleep with his pledge: 13 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. 14 You shall not oppress a hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of your brethren, or of your strangers that are in your land within your gates:



Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:25

And it shall be righteousness for us, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.

Daniel 4:27

Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto you, and break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of your tranquility.

Exodus 22:26-27

If you at all take your neighbor's clothing as pledge, you shall deliver it unto him by the time the sun goes down:

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.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his strength shall be exalted with honor.

Genesis 15:6

And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

Deuteronomy 15:9-10

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.

Job 24:7-8

They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold.

Job 29:11-13

When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me:

Job 31:16-20

If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;

Psalm 106:30-31

Then stood up Phinehas, and executed judgment: and so the plague was stayed.

Isaiah 58:8

Then shall your light break forth as the morning, and your health shall spring forth speedily: and your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.

Ezekiel 18:7

And has not oppressed any, but has restored to the debtor his pledge, has robbed none by violence, has given his bread to the hungry, and has covered the naked with a garment;

Ezekiel 18:12

Has oppressed the poor and needy, has robbed by violence, has not restored the pledge, and has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination,

Ezekiel 18:16

Neither has oppressed any, has not withheld the pledge, neither has robbed by violence, but has given his bread to the hungry, and has covered the naked with a garment,

Ezekiel 33:15

If the wicked restores the pledge, gives back that which he has stolen, walks in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Amos 2:8

And they lay themselves down upon clothes taken in pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned in the house of their god.

2 Corinthians 9:13-14

While by the proof of this ministry they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men;

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:

2 Timothy 1:16-18

The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chains:

James 1:27

Pure religion and undefiled before God the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

James 2:13-23

For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy triumphs over judgment.

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