Deuteronomy 24:6 "No one shall take a handmill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"No one shall take a handmill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.

King James Version

No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge: for he taketh a man's life to pledge.

Holman Bible

"Do not take a pair of millstones or an upper millstone as security for a debt, because that is like taking a life as security.

International Standard Version

"Don't take a pair of millstones, especially the upper millstone, as collateral for a loan, because this means taking a man's livelihood.

A Conservative Version

No man shall take the mill or the upper millstone to pledge, for he takes life to pledge.

American Standard Version

No man shall take the mill or the upper millstone to pledge; for he taketh a man's life to pledge.

Amplified

No man shall take a mill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.

Bible in Basic English

No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

Darby Translation

No man shall take the hand-mill or the upper millstone in pledge; for it would be taking life in pledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

No man shall take the lower or the upper millstone for a pledge, for he takes a man's life to pledge.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall not take the two mill-stones as a pledge, and the rider, for it is taking the soul as a pledge.

King James 2000

No man shall take the lower or the upper millstone in pledge: for he takes a man's living in pledge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"A person shall not take a pair of millstones or an upper millstone, for {he is taking necessities of life as a pledge}.

Modern King James verseion

No man shall take the lower or the upper millstone to pledge, for he takes a man's life to pledge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge, for then he taketh a man's life to pledge.

NET Bible

One must not take either lower or upper millstones as security on a loan, for that is like taking a life itself as security.

New Heart English Bible

No man shall take the mill or the upper millstone to pledge; for he takes a life in pledge.

The Emphasized Bible

No man shall take in pledge a handmill, or an upper millstone, - for he would be taking life, in pledge.

Webster

No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone for a pledge: for he taketh a man's life for a pledge.

World English Bible

No man shall take the mill or the upper millstone to pledge; for he takes [a man's] life to pledge.

Youngs Literal Translation

None doth take in pledge millstones, and rider, for life it is he is taking in pledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the nether
רחה 
Recheh 
Usage: 6

רכב 
Rekeb 
Usage: 119

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

5 "When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken. 6 "No one shall take a handmill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge. 7 "If a man is caught kidnapping any of his countrymen of the sons of Israel, and he deals with him violently or sells him, then that thief shall die; so you shall purge the evil from among you.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 20:19

"When you besiege a city a long time, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. For is the tree of the field a man, that it should be besieged by you?

Genesis 44:30

"Now, therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since his life is bound up in the lad's life,

Exodus 22:26-27

"If you ever take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets,

Luke 12:15

Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."

Revelation 18:22

"And the sound of harpists and musicians and flute-players and trumpeters will not be heard in you any longer; and no craftsman of any craft will be found in you any longer; and the sound of a mill will not be heard in you any longer;



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