Leviticus 25 :35

Leviticus 25 :35 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And if your brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with you; then you shall relieve him: yes, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And if your brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with you; then you shall relieve him: yes, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with you.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And if thy brother be waxed poor, and his hand fail with thee; then thou shalt uphold him: as a stranger and a sojourner shall he live with thee.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And if your brother becomes poor and is not able to make a living, then you are to keep him with you, helping him as you would a man from another country who is living among you.

Webster's Revision

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

World English Bible

"'If your brother has become poor, and his hand can't support him among you; then you shall uphold him. He shall live with you like an alien and a temporary resident.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And if thy brother be waxen poor, and his hand fail with thee; then thou shalt uphold him: as a stranger and a sojourner shall he live with thee.

Definitions for Leviticus 25 :35

Yea - Yes; certainly.

Clarke's Commentary on Leviticus 25 :35

Barnes's Commentary on Leviticus 25 :35

Rather, And if thy brother (an Israelite) becomes poor and falls into decay with thee, thou shalt assist him and let him live with thee like a resident foreigner. He was not to be regarded as an outcast, but was to be treated with the same respect and consideration as a resident foreigner who, like him, could possess no land, but could accumulate property and live in comfort as a free man. See Leviticus 16:29 note.

Wesley's Commentary on Leviticus 25 :35

25:35 A sojourner - Understand it of proselytes only, for of other strangers they were permitted to take usury, Deu 23:20.
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