Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Whoever gains wealth by charging exorbitant interest collects it for someone who is kind to the poor.

A Conservative Version

He who augments his substance by interest and increase, gathers it for him who has pity on the poor.

American Standard Version

He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase, Gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.

Amplified

He who by charging excessive interest and who by unjust efforts to get gain increases his material possession gathers it for him [to spend] who is kind and generous to the poor.

Bible in Basic English

He who makes his wealth greater by taking interest, only gets it together for him who has pity on the poor.

Darby Translation

He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

He increasing by interest and usury, he shall gather it for him compassionating the poor.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who augments his wealth with interest and with usury gathers it for him who is kind to the poor.

Modern King James verseion

He who increases his wealth by interest and unjust gain, he shall gather it for him who will pity the poor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

The one who increases his wealth by increasing interest gathers it for someone who is gracious to the needy.

New Heart English Bible

He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.

The Emphasized Bible

He that increaseth his substance by interest and profit, for one ready to favour the poor, doth gather it.

Webster

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

World English Bible

He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, For one favouring the poor doth gather it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He that by usury
נשׁך 
Neshek 
Usage: 12

and unjust gain
תּרבּית 
Tarbiyth 
Usage: 6

הון 
Hown 
Usage: 26

קבץ 
Qabats 
Usage: 127

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

All About Life

7 He who keeps the law is a discerning son, But he who is a companion of gluttons humiliates his father. 8 He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor. 9 He who turns away his ear from listening to the law, Even his prayer is an abomination.



Cross References

Leviticus 25:36

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

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

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.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him.

2 Samuel 12:6

"He must make restitution for the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing and had no compassion."

Job 27:16-17

"Though he piles up silver like dust And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of a poor man hate him; How much more do his friends abandon him! He pursues them with words, but they are gone.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God's sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.

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.

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