Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Do not take usurious interest from him, but revere your God, that your countryman may live with you.

King James Version

Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

Holman Bible

Do not profit or take interest from him, but fear your God and let your brother live among you.

International Standard Version

You are not to take interest or profit from him. Instead, you are to fear your God and let your relative live with you.

A Conservative Version

Take thou no interest from him or increase, but fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee.

American Standard Version

Take thou no interest of him or increase, but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

Amplified

Charge him no interest or [portion of] increase, but fear your God, so your brother may [continue to] live along with you.

Bible in Basic English

Take no interest from him, in money or in goods, but have the fear of your God before you, and let your brother make a living among you.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt take no usury nor increase of him; and thou shalt fear thy God; that thy brother may live beside thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take thou no usury of him, or increase; but thou shalt have the fear of thy God, and thy brother shall live with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not take from him interest and increase; thou shalt be afraid of thy God; and thy brother to live with thee.

King James 2000

Take you no interest from him, or profit: but fear your God; that your brother may live with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not take interest or usury from him, but you shall revere your God, and your countryman shall live with you.

Modern King James verseion

You shall take no interest from him, or increase. But you shall fear your God, so that your brother may live with you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And thou shalt take none usury of him, nor yet vantage. But shalt fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee.

NET Bible

Do not take interest or profit from him, but you must fear your God and your brother must live with you.

New Heart English Bible

Take no interest from him or profit, but fear your God; that your brother may live among you.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not accept from him interest or profit, but stand thou in awe of thy God, - so shall thy brother live with thee.

Webster

Take thou no interest of him, or increase; but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

World English Bible

Take no interest from him or profit, but fear your God; that your brother may live among you.

Youngs Literal Translation

thou takest no usury from him, or increase; and thou hast been afraid of thy God; and thy brother hath lived with thee;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

thou no usury
נשׁך 
Neshek 
Usage: 12

of him, or increase
תּרבּית 
Tarbiyth 
Usage: 6

but fear
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

References

Context Readings

Kindness For Poor Brothers

35 'Now in case a countryman of yours becomes poor and his means with regard to you falter, then you are to sustain him, like a stranger or a sojourner, that he may live with you. 36 'Do not take usurious interest from him, but revere your God, that your countryman may live with you. 37 'You shall not give him your silver at interest, nor your food for gain.



Cross References

Exodus 22:25

"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.

Deuteronomy 23:19-20

"You shall not charge interest to your countrymen: interest on money, food, or anything that may be loaned at interest.

Leviticus 25:17

'So you shall not wrong one another, but you shall fear your God; for I am the LORD your God.

Nehemiah 5:7-10

I consulted with myself and contended with the nobles and the rulers and said to them, "You are exacting usury, each from his brother!" Therefore, I held a great assembly against them.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people and took from them bread and wine besides forty shekels of silver; even their servants domineered the people. But I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Psalm 15:5

He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent He who does these things will never be shaken.

Proverbs 28:8

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Ezekiel 18:8

if he does not lend money on interest or take increase, if he keeps his hand from iniquity and executes true justice between man and man,

Ezekiel 18:13

he lends money on interest and takes increase; will he live? He will not live! He has committed all these abominations, he will surely be put to death; his blood will be on his own head.

Ezekiel 18:17

he keeps his hand from the poor, does not take interest or increase, but executes My ordinances, and walks in My statutes; he will not die for his father's iniquity, he will surely live.

Ezekiel 22:12

"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.

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