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Deuteronomy 24:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And if he be a poor man, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And if the man [be] poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “If he is a poor man, you shall not sleep with his pledge.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And if the man [is] poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And if the man be needy, thou shalt not lie down with his pledge;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, if he be a poor man, thou shalt not sleep in his pledge:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And if he is a poor man, thou dost not lie down with his pledge;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But if he be poor, the pledge shall not lodge with thee that night,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And if the man be poore, thou shalt not sleepe with his pledge:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And if the man be poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And if the man [be] poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And if x518
(0518) Complement
אִם
'im
{eem}
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
the man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
[be] poor, 6041
{6041} Prime
עָנִי
`aniy
{aw-nee'}
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
thou shalt not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
sleep 7901
{7901} Prime
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with his pledge: 5667
{5667} Prime
עֲבוֹט
`abowt
{ab-ote'}
From H5670; a pawn.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 24:10-13.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Deuteronomy 24:5-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Deuteronomy 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.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Deuteronomy 24:17 Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, [nor] of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:
Job 22:6 For thou hast taken a pledge from thy brother for nought, and stripped the naked of their clothing.
Job 24:3 They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge.
Job 24:9 They pluck the fatherless from the breast, and take a pledge of the poor.
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