Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

King James 2000

He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity 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 instruction [is] a child of understanding, but the companion of gluttons will shame his father. 8 He who augments his wealth with interest and with usury gathers it for him who is kind to the poor. 9 He who turns his ear from listening to instruction, even his prayer [is] an abomination.



Cross References

Leviticus 25:36

You must not take interest or usury from him, but you shall revere your God, and your countryman shall live with you.

Proverbs 13:22

He who is good will leave an inheritance to {his grandchildren}, and stored up for the righteous [is] the wealth of a sinner.

Exodus 22:25

" 'If you lend money [to] my people, [to] the needy with you, you will not be to him as a creditor; you will not {charge him interest}.

Proverbs 14:31

He who oppresses the poor insults him who made him, but he who has mercy on the poor honors him.

2 Samuel 12:6

He shall restore the ewe lamb fourfold because he has done this thing, and because he had no pity."

Job 27:16-17

If he heaps up silver like the dust and fashions clothing like the clay,

Proverbs 19:7

All the brothers of the poor, [if] they hate him, how much more will his friends keep away from him. He pursues [them with] words, [and] they are gone.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the person who [is] good in his eyes, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and heaping up only to give [it] to [him who is] pleasing to him. This also [is] vanity and chasing wind!

Ezekiel 18:8

[and] {he does not charge interest} and he takes no usury, [and] he holds back his hand from injustice [and] he executes judgment of fairness between {persons},

Ezekiel 18:13

{He charges interest} and takes usury. Then, shall he live? He shall not live, [for] he did all of these detestable things. Surely he will die! His blood will be on him.

Ezekiel 18:17

He brings back his hand from iniquity; he does not take interest and usury; he does my regulations; he goes in my statutes. He will not die because of the guilt of his father; he will surely live!

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