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Proverbs 6:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; He shall give all the substance of his house.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But [if] he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But when he is found, he must repay sevenfold; He must give all the substance of his house.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But [if] he is found, he shall restore seven-fold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yet, if found, he must pay back sevenfold, All the substance of his house, must he give:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And being found he repayeth sevenfold, All the substance of his house he giveth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And if he be taken, he shall restore sevenfold, and shall give up all the substance of his house.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But [if] he be found, he shall restore seuenfold, he shall giue all the substance of his house.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— but if he should be taken, he shall repay sevenfold, and shall deliver himself by giving all his goods.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But [if] he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But [if] he be found, 4672
{4672} Prime
מָצָא
matsa'
{maw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; properly to come forth to, that is, appear or exist; transitively to attain, that is, find or acquire; figuratively to occur, meet or be present.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
he shall restore 7999
{7999} Prime
שָׁלַם
shalam
{shaw-lam'}
A primitive root; to be safe (in mind, body or estate); figuratively to be (causatively make) completed; by implication to be friendly; by extension to reciprocate (in various applications).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
sevenfold; 7659
{7659} Prime
שִׁבְעָתַיִם
shib`athayim
{shib-aw-thah'-yim}
Dual (adverb) of H7651; seven times.
he shall give 5414
{5414} Prime
נָתַן
nathan
{naw-than'}
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the substance 1952
{1952} Prime
הוֹן
hown
{hone}
From the same as H1951 in the sense of H0202; wealth; by implication enough.
of his house. 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:30-31.


Proverbs 6:31

_ _ sevenfold — (compare Exodus 22:1-4), for many, ample (compare Genesis 4:24; Matthew 18:21), even if all his wealth is taken.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:20-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 6:31

Restore — He speaks not of that restitution which the law required, but of that which either the wronged person might force the thief to make, or which the thief would willingly give rather than be exposed to public shame.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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if:

Exodus 22:1 If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
Exodus 22:3-4 If the sun be risen upon him, [there shall be] blood [shed] for him; [for] he should make full restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft. ... If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double.
2 Samuel 12:6 And he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.
Job 20:18 That which he laboured for shall he restore, and shall not swallow [it] down: according to [his] substance [shall] the restitution [be], and he shall not rejoice [therein].
Luke 19:8 And Zacchaeus stood, and said unto the Lord; Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have taken any thing from any man by false accusation, I restore [him] fourfold.

he shall give:

Matthew 18:25 But forasmuch as he had not to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.
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Ex 22:1, 3. 2S 12:6. Jb 20:18. Mt 18:25. Lk 19:8.

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