Proverbs 28:8
Good News Translation
If you get rich by charging interest and taking advantage of people, your wealth will go to someone who is kind to the poor.

Contemporary English Version
If you make money by charging high interest rates, you will lose it all to someone who cares for the poor.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.

New American Bible
Whoever amasses wealth by interest and overcharge gathers it for the one who is kind to the poor.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.

that by

Proverbs 13:22 The good man leaveth heirs, sons, and grandsons: and the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.

Job 27:16,17 If he shall heap together silver as earth, and prepare raiment as clay, . . .

Ecclesiastes 2:26 God hath given to a man that is good in his sight, wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he hath given vexation, and superfluous care, to heap up and to gather together, and to give it to him that hath pleased God: but this also is vanity, and a fruitless solicitude of the mind.

unjust gain or by increase

Leviticus 25:36 Take not usury of him nor more than thou gavest. Fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee.

Ezekiel 18:8,13,17 Hath not lent upon usury, nor taken any increase: hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, and hath executed true judgment between man and man: . . .

pity

Proverbs 19:7 The brethren of the poor man hate him: moreover also his friends have departed far from him. He that followeth after words only, shall have nothing.

2 Samuel 12:6 He shall restore the ewe fourfold, because he did this thing, and had no pity.

Context
The Boldness of the Righteous
7He that keepeth the law, is a wise son: but he that feedeth gluttons, shameth his father. 8He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.9He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:25
If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor, that dwelleth with thee, thou shalt not be hard upon them as an extortioner, nor oppress them with usuries.

Leviticus 25:36
Take not usury of him nor more than thou gavest. Fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee.

Job 27:17
He shall prepare indeed, but the just man shall be clothed with it: and the innocent shall divide the silver.

Psalm 72:13
He shall spare the poor and needy: and he shall save the souls of the poor.

Proverbs 13:22
The good man leaveth heirs, sons, and grandsons: and the substance of the sinner is kept for the just.

Proverbs 14:21
He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy.

Proverbs 14:31
He that oppresseth the poor, upbraideth his maker: but he that hath pity on the poor, honoureth him.

Additional Translations
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury lays it up for another, who will be kind to the poor.He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase, Gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.

He that increases his wealth by usuries and unjust gains, gathers it for him that pities the poor.

He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.

He that augmenteth his substance by usury and increase, gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.

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

He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.

Whoso is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, For one favouring the poor doth gather it.
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