Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 “If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you. 36 Do not profit or take interest from him, but fear your God and let your brother live among you. 37 You are not to lend him your silver with interest or sell him your food for profit.



Cross References

Exodus 22:25

“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.

Deuteronomy 23:19-20

“Do not charge your brother interest on money, food, or anything that can earn interest.

Leviticus 25:17

You are not to cheat one another, but fear your God, for I am Yahweh your God.

Nehemiah 5:7-10

After seriously considering the matter, I accused the nobles and officials, saying to them, “Each of you is charging his countrymen interest.” So I called a large assembly against them

Nehemiah 5:15

The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn’t do this, because of the fear of God.

Psalm 15:5

who does not lend his money at interest
or take a bribe against the innocent
the one who does these things will never be moved.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest
collects it for one who is kind to the poor.

Ezekiel 18:8

He doesn’t lend at interest or for profit but keeps his hand from wrongdoing and carries out true justice between men.

Ezekiel 18:13

and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these detestable acts, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.

Ezekiel 18:17

He keeps his hand from harming the poor, not taking interest or profit on a loan. He practices My ordinances and follows My statutes. Such a person will not die for his father’s iniquity. He will certainly live.

Ezekiel 22:12

People who live in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit on a loan and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

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