New International Version
You demanded security from your relatives for no reason; you stripped people of their clothing, leaving them naked.
King James Bible
For thou hast taken a pledge from thy brother for nought, and stripped the naked of their clothing.
Darby Bible Translation
For thou hast taken a pledge of thy brother for nought, and stripped off the clothing of the naked.
World English Bible
For you have taken pledges from your brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.
Young's Literal Translation
For thou takest a pledge of thy brother for nought, And the garments of the naked Thou dost strip off.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast taken a pledge - Thou hast been vexatious in all thy doings, and hast exacted where nothing was due, so that through thee the poor have been unable to procure their necessary clothing.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
stripped, etc. Heb. stripped the clothes of the naked
LibraryDecember 29 Morning
Understanding what the will of the Lord is.--EPH. 5:17. This is the will of God, even your sanctification.--Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.--This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.--We know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal …
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Whether all Things are under Divine Providence
Covenanting Enforced by the Grant of Covenant Signs and Seals.
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
If you take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, return it by sunset,
Do not take a pair of millstones--not even the upper one--as security for a debt, because that would be taking a person's livelihood as security.
Do not deprive the foreigner or the fatherless of justice, or take the cloak of the widow as a pledge.
They drive away the orphan's donkey and take the widow's ox in pledge.
Lacking clothes, they spend the night naked; they have nothing to cover themselves in the cold.
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt.
if I have seen anyone perishing for lack of clothing, or the needy without garments,
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