New International Version
Do not say to your neighbor, "Come back tomorrow and I'll give it to you"-- when you already have it with you.
King James Bible
Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to-morrow I will give, when thou hast it by thee.
World English Bible
Don't say to your neighbor, "Go, and come again; tomorrow I will give it to you," when you have it by you.
Young's Literal Translation
Say not thou to thy friend, 'Go, and return, and to-morrow I give,' And substance with thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Say not unto thy neighbor - Do not refuse a kindness when it is in thy power to perform it. If thou have the means by thee, and thy neighbor's necessities be pressing, do not put him off till the morrow. Death may take either him or thee before that time.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMarch 6. "Lean not unto Thine Own Understanding" (Prov. Iii. 5).
"Lean not unto thine own understanding" (Prov. iii. 5). Faith is hindered by reliance upon human wisdom, whether our own or the wisdom of others. The devil's first bait to Eve was an offer of wisdom, and for this she sold her faith. "Ye shall be as gods," he said, "knowing good and evil," and from the hour she began to know she ceased to trust. It was the spies that lost the Land of Promise to Israel of old. It was their foolish proposition to search out the land, and find out by investigation whether …
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The Tenth Commandment
"'Do not defraud or rob your neighbor. "'Do not hold back the wages of a hired worker overnight.
Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor and are counting on it. Otherwise they may cry to the LORD against you, and you will be guilty of sin.
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