Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 Whosoever keeps the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of gluttonous men shames his father. 8 He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor. 9 He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.



Cross References

Leviticus 25:36

Take you no interest from him, or profit: but fear your God; that your brother may live with you.

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

Exodus 22:25

If you lend money to any of my people who is poor among you, you shall not be to him as a lender, neither shall you charge him interest.

Proverbs 14:31

He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker: but he that honors him has mercy on the poor.

2 Samuel 12:6

And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.

Job 27:16-17

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and pile up clothing as the clay;

Proverbs 19:7

All the brethren of the poor do hate him: how much more do his friends go far from him? he pursues them with words, yet they are nothing to him.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For God gives to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he gives the work of gathering and heaping up, only that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and grasping of the wind.

Ezekiel 18:8

He that has not lent money for interest, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,

Ezekiel 18:13

Has lent money for interest, and has taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he has done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him.

Ezekiel 18:17

That has withheld his hand from the poor, that has not received from money interest nor increase, has executed my judgments, has walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live.

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