Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 And if thy brother becomes poor and comes unto thee, then thou shalt receive him; as a stranger, or a sojourner, he shall live with thee. 36 Take thou no usury of him, or increase; but thou shalt have the fear of thy God, and thy brother shall live with thee. 37 Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy food for increase.



Cross References

Exodus 22:25

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.

Deuteronomy 23:19-20

Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother, usury of money, usury of food, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury.

Leviticus 25:17

Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear thy God; for I am the LORD your God.

Nehemiah 5:7-10

Then I meditated unto myself, and I rebuked the principals and the rulers and said unto them, Does each one of you exact usury of his brother? And I set a great assembly against them.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former captains that had been before me had charged the people and had taken of them for bread and wine, upon forty shekels of silver; and in addition to this their servants bore rule over the people; but I did not do so because of the fear of God.

Psalm 15:5

He that does not put out his money to usury nor take a bribe against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.

Proverbs 28:8

He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Ezekiel 18:8

neither lends at interest, neither takes any increase, withdraws his hand from iniquity, executes true judgment between man and man,

Ezekiel 18:13

gives forth upon usury and takes increase, shall he then live? He shall not live; he has done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him.

Ezekiel 18:17

takes off his hand from oppressing the poor, does not receive usury nor increase, acts according to my rights, and walks in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father; he shall surely live.

Ezekiel 22:12

In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion and hast forgotten me, said the Lord GOD.

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