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He that hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man,
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he hath not given forth upon usury, nor taken increase; he hath withdrawn his hand from unrighteousness, hath executed true judgment between man and man,
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he who has not given forth on interest, neither has taken any increase, who has withdrawn his hand from iniquity, has executed true justice between man and man,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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Usury - is the profit exacted for the loan of money, "increase" that which is taken for goods; both are forbidden Leviticus 25:36; Deuteronomy 23:19. The placing out of capital at interest for commercial purposes is not taken into consideration. The case is that of money lent to a brother in distress.
LibraryDivine Impartiality Considered.
"For there is no respect of persons with God." The divine impartiality is often asserted in the holy scriptures; and the assertion coincides with our natural ideas of deity. The pagans indeed attributed to their Gods, the vices, follies and weaknesses of men! But the beings whom they adored were mostly taken from among men, and might be considered as retaining human imperfections,--Had unbiased reason been consulted to find out a supreme being, a different object would have been exhibited to view. …
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects
The Theology of Grace.
Elijah the Tishbite
Meditations against Despair, or Doubting of God's Mercy.
"If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, you are not to act as a creditor to him; you shall not charge him interest.
'Do not take usurious interest from him, but revere your God, that your countryman may live with you.
"You shall not charge interest to your countrymen: interest on money, food, or anything that may be loaned at interest.
"You may charge interest to a foreigner, but to your countrymen you shall not charge interest, so that the LORD your God may bless you in all that you undertake in the land which you are about to enter to possess.
He does not put out his money at interest, Nor does he take a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things will never be shaken.
"Thus you will know that I am the LORD; for you have not walked in My statutes nor have you executed My ordinances, but have acted according to the ordinances of the nations around you."'"
"Thus has the LORD of hosts said, 'Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother;
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