Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

if thou lend money to my people, the poor with thee,thou shalt not be to him as a usurer: ye shall charge him no interest.

New American Standard Bible

"If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, you are not to act as a creditor to him; you shall not charge him interest.

King James Version

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

Holman Bible

“If you lend money to My people, to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.

International Standard Version

"If you loan money to my people, to the poor among you, don't be like a creditor to them and don't impose interest on them.

A Conservative Version

If thou lend money to any of my people with thee who is poor, thou shall not be to him as a creditor, neither shall ye lay upon him interest.

American Standard Version

If thou lend money to any of my people with thee that is poor, thou shalt not be to him as a creditor; neither shall ye lay upon him interest.

Amplified

If you lend money to any of My people with you who is poor, you shall not be to him as a creditor, neither shall you require interest from him.

Bible in Basic English

If you let any of the poor among my people have the use of your money, do not be a hard creditor to him, and do not take interest.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If thou should lend money to my people, to the poor who is with thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

Julia Smith Translation

If thou shalt lend silver to my people being poor with thee, thou shalt not be to him, as lending; ye shall not put interest upon him.

King James 2000

If you lend money to any of my people who is poor among you, you shall not be to him as a lender, neither shall you charge him interest.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'If you lend money [to] my people, [to] the needy with you, you will not be to him as a creditor; you will not {charge him interest}.

Modern King James verseion

If you lend money to one of My people who is poor beside you, you shall not be to him as a money-lender, neither shall you lay upon him interest.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be as an usurer unto him, neither shalt oppress him with usury.

NET Bible

"If you lend money to any of my people who are needy among you, do not be like a moneylender to him; do not charge him interest.

New Heart English Bible

"If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be to him as a creditor; neither shall you charge him interest.

The Emphasized Bible

If, silver, thou wilt lend unto my people - unto the humbled one by thee, thou shalt not be to him like one that lendeth on interest, - thou shalt not lay upon him interest.

Webster

If thou shalt lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

World English Bible

"If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be to him as a creditor; neither shall you charge him interest.

Youngs Literal Translation

'If thou dost lend My poor people with thee money, thou art not to him as a usurer; thou dost not lay on him usury;

Interlinear

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

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

to any of my people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

that is poor
עני 
`aniy 
Usage: 75

by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer
נשׁה 
Nashah 
Usage: 12

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

Context Readings

Regulations Regarding Foreigners And The Poor

24 and my anger shall burn, and I will slay you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless. 25 if thou lend money to my people, the poor with thee,thou shalt not be to him as a usurer: ye shall charge him no interest. 26 If thou at all take thy neighbour's garment in pledge, thou shalt return it to him before the sun goes down;


Cross References

Psalm 15:5

He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Leviticus 25:35-37

And if thy brother grow poor, and he be fallen into decay beside thee, then thou shalt relieve him, be he stranger or sojourner, that he may live beside thee.

Deuteronomy 23:19-20

Thou shalt take no interest of thy brother, interest of money, interest of victuals, interest of anything that can be lent upon interest:

Ezekiel 18:8

he hath not given forth upon usury, nor taken increase; he hath withdrawn his hand from unrighteousness, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

Nehemiah 5:7

And I consulted with myself; and I remonstrated with the nobles and the rulers, and said to them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother! And I set a great assembly against them.

Proverbs 28:8

He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.

Ezekiel 18:17

he hath withdrawn his hand from the poor, hath not received usury nor increase, hath executed my judgments, and walked in my statutes: he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall certainly live.

2 Kings 4:1

And a woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried to Elisha saying, Thy servant my husband is dead, and thou knowest that thy servant feared Jehovah; and the creditor is come to take my two children to be bondmen.

2 Kings 4:7

And she came and told the man of God; and he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay thy debt, and live thou and thy sons on the rest.

Nehemiah 5:2-5

And there were that said, We, our sons and our daughters, are many, and we must procure corn that we may eat and live.

Nehemiah 5:10-11

I also, my brethren and my servants, we might exact usury of them, money and corn. I pray you, let us leave off this usury.

Jeremiah 15:10

Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole land! I have not lent on usury, nor have they lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.

Ezekiel 18:13

given forth upon usury, and taken increase; shall he then live? He shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall certainly die; his blood shall be upon him.

Ezekiel 22:12

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast overreached thy neighbours by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Matthew 25:27

thou oughtest then to have put my money to the money-changers, and when I came I should have got what is mine with interest.

Luke 19:23

And why didst thou not give my money to the bank; and I should have received it, at my coming, with interest?

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