Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 increases his wealth by interest and usury (excessive interest)
Gathers it for him who is gracious 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.

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.

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 that keepeth instruction, is a son with discernment, but, a companion of squanderers, bringeth shame to his father. 8 He that increaseth his substance by interest and profit, for one ready to favour the poor, doth gather it. 9 He that turneth away his ear from hearing instruction, even his prayer, is an abomination.



Cross References

Leviticus 25:36

Do not accept from him interest or profit, but stand thou in awe of thy God, - so shall thy brother live with thee.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man, leaveth an inheritance to children's children, but, laid up for the righteous, is the wealth of the sinner.

Exodus 22:25

If, silver, thou wilt lend unto my people - unto the humbled one by thee, thou shalt not be to him like one that lendeth on interest, - thou shalt not lay upon him interest.

Proverbs 14:31

The oppressor of the poor, hath reproached his Maker, but he that sheweth favour to the needy, is one who, holdeth Him in honour.

2 Samuel 12:6

and, the lamb, shall he pay back sevenfold, - because he did this thing, and, for that he had no pity.

Job 27:16-17

Though he heap up silver like, dust, and, like a pile, he prepare clothing,

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of a poor man, hate him, how much more have, his friends, gone far from him, he may hunt up promises - there are none.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For, to a man who is good before him, hath he given wisdom and knowledge and gladness, - whereas, to the sinner, he hath given employment, to gather and heap up, to give to one who is good before God, even this, was vanity, and a feeding on wind.

Ezekiel 18:8

Upon interest, hath not put out his money. And increase, hath not accepted, From dishonesty, hath turned back his hand, - Justice in truth, hath doze, between man and man;

Ezekiel 18:13

Upon interest, hath put out. And increase, hath accepted - , And shall he live? He shall not live All these abominations, he hath done, He shall surely be put to death, His blood, upon himself, shall be.

Ezekiel 18:17

From dishonesty, hath turned back his hand Neither interest nor increase, hath accepted, my regulations, hath executed, In my statutes, hath walked, - He shall not die for the iniquity of his father He shall surely live.

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