Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount.

King James Version

And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

Holman Bible

And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full.

International Standard Version

If you lend to those from whom you expect to get something back, what thanks do you deserve? Even sinners lend to sinners to get back what they lend.

A Conservative Version

And if ye lend to whom ye hope to receive, what credit is for you? For even sinners lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

American Standard Version

And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? even sinners lend to sinners, to receive again as much.

Amplified

And if you lend money at interest to those from whom you hope to receive, what quality of credit and thanks is that to you? Even notorious sinners lend money at interest to sinners, so as to recover as much again.

An Understandable Version

And if you lend something [only] to those people from whom you expect to have it returned, what thanks do you deserve for doing that? Even worldly people lend to worldly people expecting to get the same things back.

Anderson New Testament

And if you lend to them from whom you hope to receive, what thanks have you? for even sinners lend to sinners, that they may receive the same.

Bible in Basic English

And if you let those have the use of your money, from whom you are hoping to get it back, what credit is it to you? even sinners do so to sinners, hoping to get back as much as they gave.

Common New Testament

And if you lend to those from whom you hope to receive back, what credit is that to you? For even sinners lend to sinners, to receive as much back.

Daniel Mace New Testament

if you lend with the expectation of gaining by it, where's the obligation? for the heathen lend to one another, for the prospect of an equivalent.

Darby Translation

And if ye lend to those from whom ye hope to receive, what thank is it to you? for even sinners lend to sinners that they may receive the like.

Godbey New Testament

And if you may lend to those from whom you may hope to receive, what grace is there to you? for sinners lend to sinners, that they may receive back the equivalent.

Goodspeed New Testament

And if you lend only to people from whom you expect to get something, what merit is there in that? Even godless people lend to godless people, meaning to get it back again in full.

John Wesley New Testament

And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? For even sinners lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if ye lend to those of whom ye hope to receive, what grace shall ye have? for sinners also lend to sinners to receive as much again.

Julia Smith Translation

And if ye lend of whom ye hope to receive back, what grace is to you? for also the sinful lend to the sinful, that they might receive back the like things.

King James 2000

And if you lend to them of whom you hope to receive, what thanks have you? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if you lend [to those] from whom you expect to receive [back], what kind of credit is [that] to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so that they may get back an equal [amount]!

Modern King James verseion

And if you lend to those of whom you hope to receive, what thanks do you have? For sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive: what thank shall ye have: for the very sinners, lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

Moffatt New Testament

If you only lend to those from whom you hope to get something, what credit is that to you? Even sinful men lend to one another, so as to get a fair return.

Montgomery New Testament

"And if you lend to those from whom you are hoping to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so as to get as much back.

NET Bible

And if you lend to those from whom you hope to be repaid, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, so that they may be repaid in full.

New Heart English Bible

If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much.

Noyes New Testament

And if ye lend to those from whom ye expect to receive, what thanks do ye deserve? even sinners lend to sinners, to receive as much in return.

Sawyer New Testament

And if you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what thanks have you? sinners also lend to sinners, to receive back as much again.

The Emphasized Bible

And, if ye lend to them from whom ye are hoping to receive, what sort of thanks are there for you? Even sinners, unto sinners, do lend, that they may receive back, as much.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And if ye lend to those, from whom ye hope to receive back again, what thanks are due to you? for sinners lend to sinners, that they may receive an equivalent.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If you lend only to those from whom you expect to get something, what thanks will be due to you? Even the outcast lend to the outcast in the hope of getting as much in return!

Webster

And if ye lend to them from whom ye hope to receive, what thanks have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much in return.

Weymouth New Testament

And if you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is it to you? Even bad men lend to their fellows so as to receive back an equal amount.

Williams New Testament

And if you ever lend to people expecting to get it back, what credit do you get for that? Even notorious sinners practice lending to one another, expecting to get it back in full.

World English Bible

If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much.

Worrell New Testament

"And, if ye lend to those from whom ye hope to receive, what charm have you? even the sinners lend to sinners, that they may receive back as much.

Worsley New Testament

And if ye lend to those from whom ye expect to receive, what thanks are due to you? for sinners also lend to sinners that they may receive an equivalent.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if ye lend to those of whom ye hope to receive back, what grace have ye? for also the sinful lend to sinners -- that they may receive again as much.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

ye lend
δανείζω 
Daneizo 
Usage: 0

to them of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ye hope
ἐλπίζω 
Elpizo 
Usage: 29

ἀπολαμβάνω 
Apolambano 
Usage: 7

ποῖος 
Poios 
Usage: 19

χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ye
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δανείζω 
Daneizo 
Usage: 0

ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31

to
ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ἀπολαμβάνω 
Apolambano 
Usage: 7

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Plain: Love For Enemies

33 "If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same. 34 "If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount. 35 "But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.


Cross References

Matthew 5:42

"Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.

Luke 14:12-14

And He also went on to say to the one who had invited Him, "When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, otherwise they may also invite you in return and that will be your repayment.

Luke 6:35

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.

Deuteronomy 15:8-11

but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient for his need in whatever he lacks.



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