New American Standard Bible
'You shall not give him your silver at interest, nor your food for gain.
King James Bible
Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.
Darby Bible Translation
Thy money shalt thou not give him upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.
World English Bible
You shall not lend him your money at interest, nor give him your food for profit.
Young's Literal Translation
thy money thou givest not to him in usury, and for increase thou givest not thy food;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Lend him thy victuals for increase - i. e. supply him with food for thy own profit.
LibraryThe Kinsman Redeemer
'After that he is sold he may be redeemed again; one of his brethren may redeem him.'--LEV. xxv. 48. There are several of the institutions and precepts of the Mosaic legislation which, though not prophetic, nor typical, have yet remarkable correspondences with lofty Christian truth. They may be used as symbols, if only we remember that we are diverting them from their original purpose. How singularly these words lend themselves to the statement of the very central truths of Christianity--a slavery …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Day of Atonement
'Do not take usurious interest from him, but revere your God, that your countryman may live with you.
I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt to give you the land of Canaan and to be your God.
And the people will be like the priest, the servant like his master, the maid like her mistress, the buyer like the seller, the lender like the borrower, the creditor like the debtor.
Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land! I have not lent, nor have men lent money to me, Yet everyone curses me.
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