19 (A)Thou shalt not give to usury to thy brother: as usury of money, usury of meat, usury of anything that is put to usury.

20 Unto a [a]stranger thou mayest lend upon usury, but thou shalt not lend upon usury unto thy brother, that the Lord thy God may [b]bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to, in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

21 ¶ When thou shalt vow a vow unto the Lord thy God, thou shalt not be slack to pay it: for the Lord thy God will surely require it of thee, and so it should be sin unto thee.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 23:20 This was permitted for a time for the hardness of their hearts.
  2. Deuteronomy 23:20 If thou show thy charity to thy brother, God will declare his love toward thee.