LEVITICUS 25:36

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Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

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Leviticus 25:36 Translation & Meaning

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Take תִּקַּ֤ח To take (in the widest variety of applications) Take
thou no אַל Not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing no
usury נֶ֣שֶׁךְ Interest on a debt usury
of מֵֽאִתּוֹ֙ Properly, self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely) of
him, or increase: וְתַרְבִּ֔ית Multiplication, i.e., percentage or bonus in addition to principal increase
but fear וְיָרֵ֖אתָ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
thy God; מֵֽאֱלֹהֶ֑יךָ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
that thy brother אָחִ֖יךָ A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brother
may live וְחֵ֥י To live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively, to revive live
with thee. עִמָּֽךְ׃ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with thee

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  • 34  But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their perpetual possession.

  • 35  And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.

  • 36  Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.

  • 37  Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.

  • 38  I am the Lord your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, to give you the land of Canaan, and to be your God.




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