Leviticus 25:36
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English Standard Version
Take no interest from him or profit, but fear your God, that your brother may live beside you.

King James Bible
Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

American Standard Version
Take thou no interest of him or increase, but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take not usury of him nor more than thou gavest: fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee.

English Revised Version
Take thou no usury of him or increase; but fear thy God: that thy brother may live with thee.

Webster's Bible Translation
Take thou no interest of him, or increase; but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

Leviticus 25:36 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Alienation and redemption of houses. - Leviticus 25:29, Leviticus 25:30. On the sale of a dwelling-house in a wall-town (a town surrounded by a wall) there was to be redemption till the completion of the year of its purchase. ימים, "days (i.e., a definite period) shall its redemption be;" that is to say, the right of redemption or repurchase should be retained. If it was not redeemed within the year, it remained to the buyer for ever for his descendants, and did not go out free in the year of jubilee. קם to arise for a possession, i.e., to become a fixed standing possession, as in Genesis 23:17. לא אשׁר for לו אשׁר as in Leviticus 11:21 (see at Exodus 21:8). This law is founded upon the assumption, that the houses in unwalled towns are not so closely connected with the ownership of the land, as that the alienation of the houses would alter the portion originally assigned to each family for a possession. Having been built by men, they belonged to their owners in full possession, whether they had received them just as they were at the conquest of the land, or had erected them for themselves. This last point of view, however, was altogether a subordinate one; for in the case of "the houses of the villages" (i.e., farm-buildings and villages, see Joshua 13:23, etc.), which had no walls round them, it was not taken into consideration at all.

Leviticus 25:36 Parallel Commentaries

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usury

Exodus 22:25 If you lend money to any of my people that is poor by you, you shall not be to him as an usurer, neither shall you lay on him usury.

Deuteronomy 23:19,20 You shall not lend on usury to your brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent on usury...

Nehemiah 5:7-10 Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said to them, You exact usury, every one of his brother...

Psalm 15:5 He that puts not out his money to usury, nor takes reward against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.

Proverbs 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Ezekiel 18:8,13,17 He that has not given forth on usury, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity...

Ezekiel 22:12 In you have they taken gifts to shed blood; you have taken usury and increase...

fear

Leviticus 25:17 You shall not therefore oppress one another; but you shall fear your God: for I am the LORD your God.

Nehemiah 5:9,15 Also I said, It is not good that you do...

Cross References
Exodus 22:25
"If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him.

Leviticus 25:37
You shall not lend him your money at interest, nor give him your food for profit.

Deuteronomy 23:19
"You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest.

Deuteronomy 23:20
You may charge a foreigner interest, but you may not charge your brother interest, that the LORD your God may bless you in all that you undertake in the land that you are entering to take possession of it.

Nehemiah 5:7
I took counsel with myself, and I brought charges against the nobles and the officials. I said to them, "You are exacting interest, each from his brother." And I held a great assembly against them

Psalm 15:5
who does not put out his money at interest and does not take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.

Proverbs 28:8
Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit gathers it for him who is generous to the poor.

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