New Living Translation
But if he is caught, he must pay back seven times what he stole, even if he has to sell everything in his house.
King James Bible
But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
Darby Bible Translation
and if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
World English Bible
but if he is found, he shall restore seven times. He shall give all the wealth of his house.
Young's Literal Translation
And being found he repayeth sevenfold, All the substance of his house he giveth.
Proverbs 6:31 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:31 Restore - He speaks not of that restitution which the law required, but of that which either the wronged person might force the thief to make, or which the thief would willingly give rather than be exposed to public shame.
LibraryThe Preface to the Commandments
And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet before a solemn proclamation. Other parts of the Bible are said to be uttered by the mouth of the holy prophets (Luke 1: 70), but here God spake in his own person. How are we to understand that, God spake, …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
In Death and after Death
The LORD replied, "No, for I will give a sevenfold punishment to anyone who kills you." Then the LORD put a mark on Cain to warn anyone who might try to kill him.
"If someone steals an ox or sheep and then kills or sells it, the thief must pay back five oxen for each ox stolen, and four sheep for each sheep stolen.
O Lord, pay back our neighbors seven times for the scorn they have hurled at you.
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