Nehemiah 5:10
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New American Standard Bible
"And likewise I, my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain. Please, let us leave off this usury.

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.

Darby Bible Translation
I also, my brethren and my servants, we might exact usury of them, money and corn. I pray you, let us leave off this usury.

World English Bible
I likewise, my brothers and my servants, lend them money and grain. Please let us stop this usury.

Young's Literal Translation
And also, I, my brethren, and my servants, are exacting of them silver and corn; let us leave off, I pray you, this usury.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

I ... might exact - Nehemiah had lent, but not upon pledge.

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Library
The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
The Median wars--The last native dynasties of Egypt--The Eastern world on the eve of the Macedonian conquest. [Drawn by Boudier, from one of the sarcophagi of Sidon, now in the Museum of St. Irene. The vignette, which is by Faucher-Gudin, represents the sitting cyno-cephalus of Nectanebo I., now in the Egyptian Museum at the Vatican.] Darius appears to have formed this project of conquest immediately after his first victories, when his initial attempts to institute satrapies had taught him not
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9

Cross References
Nehemiah 5:9
Again I said, "The thing which you are doing is not good; should you not walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the nations, our enemies?

Nehemiah 5:11
"Please, give back to them this very day their fields, their vineyards, their olive groves and their houses, also the hundredth part of the money and of the grain, the new wine and the oil that you are exacting from them."

Isaiah 58:6
"Is this not the fast which I choose, To loosen the bonds of wickedness, To undo the bands of the yoke, And to let the oppressed go free And break every yoke?

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