Exodus 22:26
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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
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The law regarding pledges is expanded, Deuteronomy 24:6, Deuteronomy 24:10-13.

Exodus 22:26 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Parable 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
BY A.E. GRIMKE. "Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not within thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house more than all the Jews. For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place: but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this. And Esther bade them return Mordecai this answer:--and so will I go in unto the king,
Angelina Emily Grimke—An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South

Cross References
Deuteronomy 24:6
"No one shall take a handmill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:10
"When you make your neighbor a loan of any sort, you shall not enter his house to take his pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:13
"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.

Job 22:6
"For you have taken pledges of your brothers without cause, And stripped men naked.

Job 24:3
"They drive away the donkeys of the orphans; They take the widow's ox for a pledge.

Job 24:7
"They spend the night naked, without clothing, And have no covering against the cold.

Proverbs 20:16
Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for foreigners, hold him in pledge.

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