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Luke 6:34

    Luke 6:34 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And if you lend to them of whom you hope to receive, what thank have you? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? even sinners lend to sinners, to receive again as much.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And if you let those have the use of your money, from whom you are hoping to get it back, what credit is it to you? even sinners do so to sinners, hoping to get back as much as they gave.

    Webster's Revision

    And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? even sinners lend to sinners, to receive again as much.

    World English Bible

    If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, to receive back as much.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? even sinners lend to sinners, to receive again as much.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 6:34

    Of whom ye hope to receive - Or, whom ye expect to return it. "To make our neighbor purchase, in any way, the assistance which we give him, is to profit by his misery; and, by laying him under obligations which we expect him in some way or other to discharge, we increase his wretchedness under the pretense of relieving it."