Proverbs 28:8
Modern Translations
New International Version
Whoever increases wealth by taking interest or profit from the poor amasses it for another, who will be kind to the poor.

New Living Translation
Income from charging high interest rates will end up in the pocket of someone who is kind to the poor.

English Standard Version
Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit gathers it for him who is generous to the poor.

Berean Study Bible
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury lays it up for one who is kind to the poor.

New American Standard Bible
One who increases his wealth by interest of any kind, Collects it for one who is gracious to the poor.

NASB 1995
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

NASB 1977
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury, Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Amplified Bible
He who increases his wealth by interest and usury (excessive interest) Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.

Christian Standard Bible
Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest collects it for one who is kind to the poor.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest collects it for one who is kind to the poor.

Contemporary English Version
If you make money by charging high interest rates, you will lose it all to someone who cares for the poor.

Good News Translation
If you get rich by charging interest and taking advantage of people, your wealth will go to someone who is kind to the poor.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever becomes wealthy through [unfair] loans and interest collects them for the one who is kind to the poor.

International Standard Version
Whoever gains wealth by charging exorbitant interest collects it for someone who is kind to the poor.

NET Bible
The one who increases his wealth by increasing interest gathers it for someone who is gracious to the needy.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

New King James Version
One who increases his possessions by usury and extortion Gathers it for him who will pity the poor.

King James 2000 Bible
He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

New Heart English Bible
He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.

World English Bible
He who increases his wealth by excessive interest gathers it for one who has pity on the poor.

American King James Version
He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

American Standard Version
He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase, Gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.

A Faithful Version
He who increases his wealth by interest and unjust gain, he shall gather it for him who will pity the poor.

Darby Bible Translation
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.

English Revised Version
He that augmenteth his substance by usury and increase, gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.

Webster's Bible Translation
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
He that increaseth his riches by vsurie and interest, gathereth them for him that will be mercifull vnto the poore.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
He that by vsurie and vniust gaynes gathereth riches: he shall lay them in store for a man that will pitie the poore.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Who so increaseth his riches by vautage & wynnynge, let him gather them to helpe the poore withall.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Whoever is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, "" Gathers it for one favoring the poor.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, For one favouring the poor doth gather it.

Smith's Literal Translation
He increasing by interest and usury, he shall gather it for him compassionating the poor.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
He that heapeth together riches by usury and loan, gathereth them for him that will be bountiful to the poor.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Whoever piles up riches by usury and profit gathers them for him who will give freely to the poor.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
He that increases his property by contract and from usury will leave it to him that shows mercy upon the poor.

Lamsa Bible
He who increases his wealth by usury and unjust means shall leave it for him who is kind to the poor.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase, Gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He that increases his wealth by usuries and unjust gains, gathers it for him that pities the poor.








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