Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

He will let you have his wealth at interest, and will have no need of yours: he will be the head and you the tail.

New American Standard Bible

"He shall lend to you, but you will not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you will be the tail.

King James Version

He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Holman Bible

He will lend to you, but you won’t lend to him. He will be the head, and you will be the tail.

International Standard Version

He will lend to you, but you won't lend to him. He'll be the head, but you'll be the tail.

A Conservative Version

He shall lend to thee, and thou shall not lend to him. He shall be the head, and thou shall be the tail.

American Standard Version

He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Amplified

He shall lend to you, but you shall not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Darby Translation

He shall lend to thee, but thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him; he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Julia Smith Translation

He shall lend to thee and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be for head, and thou shalt be for tail.

King James 2000

He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him: he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He shall lend to you, but you shall not lend to him; he shall be [the] head, but you shall be [the] tail.

Modern King James verseion

He shall loan to you, and you shall not loan to him. He shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He shall lend thee and thou shalt not lend him, he shall be before and thou behind.

NET Bible

They will lend to you but you will not lend to them; they will become the head and you will become the tail!

New Heart English Bible

He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him: he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

The Emphasized Bible

he, shall lend to thee, but, thou, shalt not lend to him, - he, shall become head, and, thou, shalt become tail.

Webster

He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

World English Bible

He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him: he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Youngs Literal Translation

he doth lend to thee, and thou dost not lend to him; he is for head, and thou art for tail.

Topics

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He shall lend
לוה 
Lavah 
Usage: 26

to thee, and thou shalt not lend
לוה 
Lavah 
Usage: 26

to him he shall be the head
ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

References

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

43 The man from a strange land who is living among you will be lifted up higher and higher over you, while you go down lower and lower. 44 He will let you have his wealth at interest, and will have no need of yours: he will be the head and you the tail. 45 And all these curses will come after you and overtake you, till your destruction is complete; because you did not give ear to the voice of the Lord your God, or keep his laws and his orders which he gave you:



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:12-13

Opening his store-house in heaven, the Lord will send rain on your land at the right time, blessing all the work of your hands: other nations will make use of your wealth, and you will have no need of theirs.

Lamentations 1:5

Those who are against her have become the head, everything goes well for her haters; for the Lord has sent sorrow on her because of the great number of her sins: her young children have gone away as prisoners before the attacker.

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