English Standard Version
Moreover, I and my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain. Let us abandon this exacting of interest.
King James Bible
I likewise, and my brethren, and my servants, might exact of them money and corn: I pray you, let us leave off this usury.
American Standard Version
And I likewise, my brethren and my servants, do lend them money and grain. I pray you, let us leave off this usury.
Both I and my brethren, and my servants, have lent money and corn to many: let us all agree not to call for it again; let us forgive the debt that is owing to us.
English Revised Version
And I likewise, my brethren and my servants, do lend them money and corn on usury. I pray you, let us leave off this usury.
Webster's Bible Translation
I likewise, my brethren, and my servants, might exact of them money and corn: I pray you, let us leave off this usury.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Others, again, complained: We have borrowed money for the king's tribute upon our fields and vineyards. לוה means to be dependent, nexum esse, and transitively to make dependent, like מלא, to be full, and to make full: We have made our fields and our vineyards answerable for money for the king's tribute (Bertheau), i.e., we have borrowed money upon our fields for ... This they could only do by pledging the crops of these lands, or at least such a portion of their crops as might equal the sum borrowed; comp. the law, Leviticus 25:14-17.
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I pray you
So I said, "The thing that you are doing is not good. Ought you not to walk in the fear of our God to prevent the taunts of the nations our enemies?
Return to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive orchards, and their houses, and the percentage of money, grain, wine, and oil that you have been exacting from them."
"Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?
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