Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 thy brother be waxed poor and fallen in decay with thee, receive him as a stranger or a sojourner, and let him live by thee. 36 And thou shalt take none usury of him, nor yet vantage. But shalt fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee. 37 Thou shalt not lend him thy money upon usury, nor lend him of thy food to have advantage by it;



Cross References

Exodus 22:25

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.

Deuteronomy 23:19-20

Thou shalt be no usurer unto thy brother, neither in money nor in food, nor in any manner thing that is lent upon usury.

Leviticus 25:17

And see that no man oppress his neighbour, but fear thy God. For I am the LORD your God.

Nehemiah 5:7-10

and I advised so in my mind, that I rebuked the councilors and the rulers, and said unto them, "Will ye require usury one of another?" And I brought a great congregation against them,

Nehemiah 5:15

For the old captains that were before me, had been chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, and forty sicles of silver: yea and their servants had oppressed the people. But so did not I, and that because of the fear of God.

Psalm 15:5

He that hath not given his money upon usury, nor taken reward against the innocent. Whoso doeth these things shall never fall.

Proverbs 28:8

Whoso increaseth his riches by vantage and winning, let him gather them to help the poor withal.

Ezekiel 18:8

he lendeth nothing upon usury; he taketh nothing over; he withdraweth his hand from doing wrong; he handleth faithfully betwixt man and man;

Ezekiel 18:13

he lendeth upon usury, and taketh moreover. Shall this man live? He shall not live. Seeing he hath done all these abominations, he shall die: his blood shall be upon him.

Ezekiel 18:17

he opresseth not the poor; he receiveth no usury, nor anything over; he keepeth my laws, and walketh in my commandments: this man shall not die in his father's sin, but shall live without fail.

Ezekiel 22:12

Yea, gifts have been received in thee to shed blood. Thou hast taken usury and increase, thou hast oppressed thy neighbours by extortion, and forgotten me, sayeth the LORD God.

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