Ezekiel 18:8
New International Version
He does not lend to them at interest or take a profit from them. He withholds his hand from doing wrong and judges fairly between two parties.

New Living Translation
He grants loans without interest, stays away from injustice, is honest and fair when judging others,

English Standard Version
does not lend at interest or take any profit, withholds his hand from injustice, executes true justice between man and man,

Berean Study Bible
He does not engage in usury or take excess interest, but he keeps his hand from iniquity and executes true justice between men.

New American Standard Bible
if he does not lend money on interest or take increase, if he keeps his hand from iniquity and executes true justice between man and man,

King James Bible
He that hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

Christian Standard Bible
He doesn't lend at interest or for profit but keeps his hand from injustice and carries out true justice between men.

Contemporary English Version
and doesn't charge interest when lending money. He refuses to do anything evil; he is fair to everyone

Good News Translation
He doesn't lend money for profit. He refuses to do evil and gives an honest decision in any dispute.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He doesn't lend at interest or for profit but keeps his hand from wrongdoing and carries out true justice between men.

International Standard Version
if he doesn't lend with usury or exact interest, but instead refuses to participate in what is unjust, if he administers true justice between people,

NET Bible
does not engage in usury or charge interest, but refrains from wrongdoing, promotes true justice between men,

New Heart English Bible
he who has not given forth on interest, neither has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He doesn't lend money for interest or make an excessive profit. He refuses to do evil things, and he judges everyone fairly.

JPS Tanakh 1917
he that hath not given forth upon interest, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true justice between man and man,

New American Standard 1977
if he does not lend money on interest or take increase, if he keeps his hand from iniquity, and executes true justice between man and man,

Jubilee Bible 2000
neither lends at interest, neither takes any increase, withdraws his hand from iniquity, executes true judgment between man and man,

King James 2000 Bible
He that has not lent money for interest, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,

American King James Version
He that has not given forth on usury, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true judgment between man and man,

American Standard Version
he that hath not given forth upon interest, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true justice between man and man,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and shall not lend his money upon usury, and shall not receive usurious increase, and shall turn back his hand from injustice, shall execute righteous judgment between a man and his neighbor,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hath not lent upon usury, nor taken any increase: hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, and hath executed true judgment between man and man:

Darby Bible Translation
he hath not given forth upon usury, nor taken increase; he hath withdrawn his hand from unrighteousness, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

English Revised Version
he that hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

Webster's Bible Translation
He that hath not given forth upon interest, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,

World English Bible
he who has not given forth on interest, neither has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,

Young's Literal Translation
In usury he doth not give, and increase taketh not, From perversity he turneth back his hand, True judgment he doth between man and man.
Study Bible
A Proverb about Israel
7He does not oppress another, but returns his pledge to the debtor. He does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing. 8He does not engage in usury or take excess interest, but he keeps his hand from iniquity and executes TRUE justice between men. 9He follows My statutes and faithfully keeps My ordinances; he is righteous; surely he will live,’ declares the Lord GOD.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:25
If you lend money to one of my people among you who is poor, you must not act as a creditor to him; you are not to charge him any interest.

Leviticus 25:36
Do not take any interest or profit from him, but fear your God, that your countryman may live among you.

Deuteronomy 23:19
Do not charge your brother interest on money, food, or any other type of loan.

Deuteronomy 23:20
You may charge a foreigner interest, but not your brother, so that the LORD your God may bless you in everything to which you put your hand in the land you are entering to possess.

Psalm 15:5
who lends his money without interest and refuses a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things will never be shaken.

Ezekiel 11:12
Then you will know that I am the LORD. For you have neither followed My statutes nor practiced my ordinances, but you have conformed to the ordinances of the nations around you."

Zechariah 7:9
"This is what the LORD of Hosts says: 'Administer true justice. Show loving devotion and compassion to one another.

Zechariah 8:16
These are the things you must do: Speak truth to one another, render true and sound decisions in your gates,

Treasury of Scripture

He that has not given forth on usury, neither has taken any increase, that has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true judgment between man and man,

hath not

Ezekiel 18:13,17
Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him…

Ezekiel 22:12
In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.

Exodus 22:25
If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

hath withdrawn

2 Samuel 22:24
I was also upright before him, and have kept myself from mine iniquity.

Nehemiah 5:15
But the former governors that had been before me were chargeable unto the people, and had taken of them bread and wine, beside forty shekels of silver; yea, even their servants bare rule over the people: but so did not I, because of the fear of God.

Isaiah 33:15
He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

hath executed

Leviticus 19:15,35
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour…

Deuteronomy 1:16,17
And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him…

Deuteronomy 16:18-20
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment…







Lexicon
He does not
לֹֽא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

engage
יִתֵּ֗ן (yit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

in usury
בַּנֶּ֣שֶׁךְ (ban·ne·šeḵ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5392: Interest on a, debt

[or]
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

take
יִקָּ֔ח (yiq·qāḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

excess interest,
וְתַרְבִּית֙ (wə·ṯar·bîṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8636: Multiplication, percentage, bonus in addition to principal

but he keeps his hand
יָד֑וֹ (yā·ḏōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

from iniquity
מֵעָ֖וֶל (mê·‘ā·wel)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5766: Injustice, unrighteousness

[and] executes
יַֽעֲשֶׂ֔ה (ya·‘ă·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

TRUE
אֱמֶת֙ (’ĕ·meṯ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 571: Stability, certainty, truth, trustworthiness

justice
מִשְׁפַּ֤ט (miš·paṭ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

between
בֵּ֥ין (bên)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 996: An interval, space between

men.
אִ֖ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person
(8) Given forth upon usury.--In Scripture usury does not mean excessive interest, as often in modern legislation, but any interest at all. This was strictly forbidden in the law to be taken of any Hebrew, though allowed, without limit as to amount, from foreigners. It had nothing to do with the regulation of commercial transactions, but was simply a law of kindness to a fellow member of the same household of faith in a primitive state of society. The Israelite was to lend freely to his impoverished neighbour to assist him, but without any expectation of gain for himself.

Executed true judgment.--This applies, of course, especially and directly to judicial sentences, but extends also to all cases in which one is brought to intervene in any way in transactions between others. What is required is absolute fairness, truthfulness, and integrity in the constant transactions of man with man.

Verse 8. - He that hath not given forth his money upon usury. The word "usury," we must remember, is used, not, as with us, for exorbitant interest above the market rate, but for interest of any kind. This was allowed in commercial dealings with foreigners (Deuteronomy 23:20), but was altogether forbidden in the case of loans to Israelites (Exodus 22:25; Leviticus 25:35, 37; Deuteronomy 23:19: Isaiah 24:2). The principle implied in this distinction was that, although it was, on strict principles of justice, allowable to charge for the use of money, as for the use of lands or the hire of cattle, Israel, as a people, was under the higher law of brotherhood. If money was to be lent at all, it was to be lent as to a brother in went (Matthew 5:42; Luke 6:35), for the relief of his necessities, and not to make profit. A brother who would not help a brother by a loan without interest was thought unworthy of the name. The ideal of the social polity of Israel was that it was to consist of a population of small freeholders, bound together by ties of mutual help - a national friendly society, rather than of traders and manufacturers; and hence the whole drift of its legislation tended to repress the money making spirit which afterwards became specially characteristic of its people, and ate like a canker into its life. The distinction between the two words seems to be that "usury" represents any interest on money; and "increase," any profit on the sale of goods beyond the cost of production, as measured by the maintenance of the worker and his family. To buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest was not to be the rule in a nation of brothers, and it was wiser to forbid it altogether rather than to sanction what we call a "reasonable rate" of interest or profit. Hath executed true judgment. The last special feature in the description of the righteous man is that he is free from the judicial corruption which has always been the ineradicable evil of Eastern social life (1 Samuel 8:3; 1 Samuel 12:3; Amos 5:12; Isaiah 33:15). 18:1-20 The soul that sinneth it shall die. As to eternity, every man was, is, and will be dealt with, as his conduct shows him to have been under the old covenant of works, or the new covenant of grace. Whatever outward sufferings come upon men through the sins of others, they deserve for their own sins all they suffer; and the Lord overrules every event for the eternal good of believers. All souls are in the hand of the great Creator: he will deal with them in justice or mercy; nor will any perish for the sins of another, who is not in some sense worthy of death for his own. We all have sinned, and our souls must be lost, if God deal with us according to his holy law; but we are invited to come to Christ. If a man who had shown his faith by his works, had a wicked son, whose character and conduct were the reverse of his parent's, could it be expected he should escape the Divine vengeance on account of his father's piety? Surely not. And should a wicked man have a son who walked before God as righteous, this man would not perish for his father's sins. If the son was not free from evils in this life, still he should be partaker of salvation. The question here is not about the meritorious ground of justification, but about the Lord's dealings with the righteous and the wicked.
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