Proverbs 28:8

“He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 28:8

He that by vsurie and vniust gaine increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that wil pity the poore.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase, Gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who makes his wealth greater by taking interest, only gets it together for him who has pity on the poor.
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

Whoso is multiplying his wealth by biting and usury, For one favouring the poor doth gather it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase, gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 28:8

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 28:8


28:6 Better - In a much happier condition.

28:10 Causeth - That by evil counsel, or example, or artifice, draws them into evil.


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