Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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 watching the law a son understanding: and the companion of squanderers will shame his father. 8 He increasing by interest and usury, he shall gather it for him compassionating the poor. 9 He turning away his ear from hearing the law, also his prayer is an abomination.



Cross References

Leviticus 25:36

Thou shalt not take from him interest and increase; thou shalt be afraid of thy God; and thy brother to live with thee.

Proverbs 13:22

The good shall cause his sons' sons to inherit: and the wealth of him sinning was treasured up for the just.

Exodus 22:25

If thou shalt lend silver to my people being poor with thee, thou shalt not be to him, as lending; ye shall not put interest upon him.

Proverbs 14:31

He oppressing the poor reproached him making him: and he honoring him compassionated the needy.

2 Samuel 12:6

And the ewe lamb he shall requite four-fold, because he did this word, and because he spared not

Job 27:16-17

If he shall heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as clay;

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of the poor hated him: how much more his friends removed far from him? pursuing words they are not

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to a man good before his face, he gave wisdom and knowledge and gladness: and to him sinning, he gave labor, to gather and to heap up, to give to the good one before the face of God. Also this is vanity and the striving of the spirit.

Ezekiel 18:8

And he shall not give upon interest, and he shall not take interest, from iniquity he shall turn back his hand; he shall do judgment of truth between man to man.

Ezekiel 18:13

Giving upon interest, and taking interest: and living, he shall not live: doing all these abominations, dying, he shall die; his bloods shall be upon him.

Ezekiel 18:17

Turning back his hand from the poor, taking not usury and interest, doing my judgment, going in my laws; he shall not die in the iniquity of his father; living, he shall live.

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