Deuteronomy 24:12

“And if the man be poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if the man be poore, thou shalt not sleepe with his pledge:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If he is a poor man, you shall not sleep with his pledge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if he be a poor man, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If he is a poor man, do not keep his property all night;
- Basic English Bible

And if the man be needy, thou shalt not lie down with his pledge;
- Darby Bible

And if the man is poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge:
- Webster's Bible

If he be a poor man, you shall not sleep with his pledge;
- World English Bible

`And if he is a poor man, thou dost not lie down with his pledge;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And if he be a poor man, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 24:12


24:12 Thou shalt not sleep - But restore it before night, which intimates that he should take no such thing for pledge, without which a man cannot sleep.


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