Deuteronomy 28:44
Modern Translations
New International Version
They will lend to you, but you will not lend to them. They will be the head, but you will be the tail.

New Living Translation
They will lend money to you, but you will not lend to them. They will be the head, and you will be the tail!

English Standard Version
He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him. He shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Berean Study Bible
He will lend to you, but you will not lend to him. He will be the head, and you will be the tail.

New American Standard Bible
He will lend to you, but you will not lend to him; he will be the head, and you will be the tail.

NASB 1995
"He shall lend to you, but you will not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you will be the tail.

NASB 1977
“He shall lend to you, but you shall not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Amplified Bible
He will lend to you [out of his affluence], but you will not lend to him [because of your poverty]; he will be the head, and you the tail.

Christian Standard Bible
He will lend to you, but you won’t lend to him. He will be the head, and you will be the tail.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He will lend to you, but you won't lend to him. He will be the head, and you will be the tail."

Contemporary English Version
You will be so short of money that you will have to borrow from those foreigners. They will be the leaders in the community, and you will be the followers.

Good News Translation
They will have money to lend you, but you will have none to lend them. In the end they will be your rulers.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will be able to make loans to you, but you won't be able to make loans to them. They will be the head, and you will be the tail.

International Standard Version
He will lend to you, but you won't lend to him. He'll be the head, but you'll be the tail.

NET Bible
They will lend to you but you will not lend to them; they will become the head and you will become the tail!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

New King James Version
He shall lend to you, but you shall not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

King James 2000 Bible
He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him: he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

New Heart English Bible
He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him: he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

World English Bible
He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him: he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

American King James Version
He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him: he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

American Standard Version
He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

A Faithful Version
He shall loan to you, and you shall not loan to him. He shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Darby Bible Translation
He shall lend to thee, but thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

English Revised Version
He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Webster's Bible Translation
He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
He shall lend thee, and thou shalt not lend him: he shalbe the head, & thou shalt be ye tayle.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He shall lende thee, and thou shalt not lende him: he shalbe the head, and thou shalt be the tayle.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
He shal lende vnto the, but thou shalt not lende him. He shalbe before, but thou shalt be behynde.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
He shall lende the ad thou shalt not lende him, he shalbe before ad thou behynde.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
he lends [to] you, and you do not lend [to] him; he is for head and you are for tail.

Young's Literal Translation
he doth lend to thee, and thou dost not lend to him; he is for head, and thou art for tail.

Smith's Literal Translation
He shall lend to thee and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be for head, and thou shalt be for tail.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him. He shall be as the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Catholic Public Domain Version
He will lend to you, and you will not lend to him. He will be as the head, and you will be as the tail.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
He shall lend to you and you shall not lend to him; he shall be the head and you shall be the tail.

Lamsa Bible
He shall lend to you, and you shall not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him; he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.








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