Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger; Thou wert snared with the sayings of thy mouth, thou wert taken with the sayings of thy mouth.

The justice of the blameless shall make straight his way, and in his injustice the unjust shall fall.

A man wanting heart will strike the hand, pledging a pledge before his friend.

Take his garment that became surety for a stranger: and bind him by a pledge for strange women.

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

Take his garment pledging a stranger, and bind him by a pledge for a strange woman.


A man wanting heart will strike the hand, pledging a pledge before his friend.

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger;

Hand to hand, the evil one shall not be unpunished: and the seed of the just were delivered.

And he despised the oath to break the covenant, and behold, he gave his hand, and doing all these he shall not escape.


My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger; Thou wert snared with the sayings of thy mouth, thou wert taken with the sayings of thy mouth.

The justice of the blameless shall make straight his way, and in his injustice the unjust shall fall.

A man wanting heart will strike the hand, pledging a pledge before his friend.

Take his garment that became surety for a stranger: and bind him by a pledge for strange women.

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

Take his garment pledging a stranger, and bind him by a pledge for a strange woman.


For thou wilt take a pledge of thy brethren, in vain, and the garments of the naked thou wilt strip of

They will lead away the ass of the orphans, and they will take for pledge, the widow's ox.



Be kindly disposed to thy opponent quickly, while thou art in the way with him, lest thy opponent should deliver thee to the judge, and the judge should deliver thee to the assistant, and thou be cast into prison. Verily I say to thee, Thou shouldst not come out thence, even till, thou shouldst give back the last fourth.

For when thou retirest with thine adversary to the ruler, in the way give labor to be released from him; lest he drag thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the avenger, and the avenger cast thee into prison. I say to thee, thou shouldest not come out thence, even till also thou shouldest give back the last small coin.

And a cry of the people and their wives will be great against their brethren the Jews. And there is which saying, Our sons and our daughters, we being many: and we will take grain and we will eat and live. And there are those saying, Our fields and our vineyards and our houses we pledge, and we will take grain in the famine. read more.
And there are those saying, We borrowed silver for the king's tribute, our fields and our vineyards. And now according to the flesh of our brethren, our flesh; as their sons, our sons: and behold, we subdue our sons and our daughters for servants, and there is from our daughters being subdued: and not to the strength of our hand and our fields and our vineyards to others. And it will kindle to me greatly as I heard their cry and these words. And my heart will take counsel to me, and I shall contend with the nobles and the prefects, and say to them, Ye impose a debt each upon his brother. And I shall give a great convocation against them. And saying to them, We bought off our brethren the Jews, being sold to the nations; according to the sufficiency in us and also will ye sell your brethren? and were they sold to us? And they will be silent, and they found not a word. And it will be said, Not good the word which ye do: will ye not go in the fear of our God from the reproach of the nations our enemies? And also I, my brethren and my young men exacting upon them silver and grain: we will leave off now this debt Turn back now to them according to this day, their fields, their vineyards, their olive trees, and their houses, and the hundredth of the silver and the grain, the new wine and the new oil which ye impose upon them. And they will say, We will turn back, and we will not seek from them; thus will we do as thou sayest And I shall call the priests and shall cause them to swear to do according to this word. Also I shook out my arm, and said, Thus God will shake out every man who will not raise up this word from his house and from his labor; so shall he be shaken out and emptied. And all the convocation will say, Amen, and praise Jehovah. And the people did according to this word.

Turning back the labor, and he shall not swallow down: according to the substance of his exchange and he shall not exult For he oppressed, forsaking the poor; he stripped the house and he will not build it up. For he knew not tranquillity in his belly, in his desire he shall not escape.

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts. If not to thee to requite, why shall he take thy bed from under thee?

But that servant having come, found one of his fellow-servants who owed him one hundred drachmas, and having seized, he choked him, saying, Give back to me what thou owest. Then his fellow-servant having fallen at his feet besought him, saying, Be slow to anger towards me, and I will give back all to thee. . And he would not; but having departed he cast him into prison till he should give back that being owed. read more.
And his fellow-servants having seen the thing done, were greatly grieved, and having come, made known to their lord all things done. Then his lord, having called him, said unto him, O thou evil servant, I let go to you all that debt since thou besoughtest me: Oughtest thou not also to pity thy fellow-servant, as I also pitied thee And his lord having become angry, delivered him to the torturers even till he should give back all being owed to him. So also will my heavenly Father do to you, if ye let not go each to his brother from your hearts their falls.


Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts. If not to thee to requite, why shall he take thy bed from under thee?

The evil one shall become evil, for he became surety for a stranger: and he hating those striking hands being secure.


Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger;


For thou wilt take a pledge of thy brethren, in vain, and the garments of the naked thou wilt strip of

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

He shall not take the two mill-stones as a pledge, and the rider, for it is taking the soul as a pledge.

And upon garments taken in pledge they will turn by every altar, and they will drink the wine of the amerced in the house of their God.


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. If taking in pledge, thou shalt take in pledge the garment of thy friend, at the going down of the sun thou shalt turn it back to him. For it is his covering alone; his garment for his nakedness in which he shall lie; and it was when he shall cry to me, and I heard, for I am compassionate.

When thou shalt lend to thy friend the loan of any thing, thou shalt not go to his house to exchange his pledge: Thou shalt stand without, and the man to whom was lent to him, shall bring out to thee the pledge without And if the man be poor, he shall not sleep with his pledge. read more.
Turning back, thou shalt turn back to him the pledge as the sun went down; he lay down in his garment and blessed thee; and to thee shall be justice before Jehovah thy God.

The evil one shall become evil, for he became surety for a stranger: and he hating those striking hands being secure.

And there are those saying, Our fields and our vineyards and our houses we pledge, and we will take grain in the famine. And there are those saying, We borrowed silver for the king's tribute, our fields and our vineyards.


A man wanting heart will strike the hand, pledging a pledge before his friend.

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger;

Set up now, pledge me with thee: who is he will strike for my hand?


Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts. If not to thee to requite, why shall he take thy bed from under thee?


My son, if thou becamest surety for thy friend, thou didst strike thy hands for a stranger; Thou wert snared with the sayings of thy mouth, thou wert taken with the sayings of thy mouth.

The justice of the blameless shall make straight his way, and in his injustice the unjust shall fall.

A man wanting heart will strike the hand, pledging a pledge before his friend.

Take his garment that became surety for a stranger: and bind him by a pledge for strange women.

Thou shalt not be with those striking the hand with those pledging for debts.

Take his garment pledging a stranger, and bind him by a pledge for a strange woman.