New American Standard Bible
"If you ever take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets,
King James Bible
If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down:
Darby Bible Translation
If thou at all take thy neighbour's garment in pledge, thou shalt return it to him before the sun goes down;
World English Bible
If you take your neighbor's garment as collateral, you shall restore it to him before the sun goes down,
Young's Literal Translation
if thou dost at all take in pledge the garment of thy neighbour, during the going in of the sun thou dost return it to him:
Exodus 22:26 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
LibraryParable of the Importunate Widow.
^C Luke XVIII. 1-8. ^c 1 And he spake a parable unto them to the end that they ought always to pray, and not to faint; 2 saying, There was in a city a judge, who feared not God, and regarded not man [an utterly abandoned character]: 3 and there was a widow in that city; and she came oft unto him, saying, Avenge me of [rather, Do justice to me as to] mine adversary. [In Scripture language widowhood is symbolic of defenselessness (Ex. xxii. 22-24; Deut. x. 18; xxvii. 19; Mal. iii. 5; Mark xii. 40), …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
"No one shall take a handmill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.
"When you make your neighbor a loan of any sort, you shall not enter his house to take his pledge.
"When the sun goes down you shall surely return the pledge to him, that he may sleep in his cloak and bless you; and it will be righteousness for you before the LORD your God.
"For you have taken pledges of your brothers without cause, And stripped men naked.
"They drive away the donkeys of the orphans; They take the widow's ox for a pledge.
"They spend the night naked, without clothing, And have no covering against the cold.
Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.
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