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Proverbs 28:8

Whoever multiplies his wealth nby interest and profit1

ogathers it for him who is pgenerous to the poor.

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Proverbs 28:8 — The New International Version (NIV)

Whoever increases wealth by taking interest or profit from the poor

amasses it for another, who will be kind to the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance,

He shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Income from charging high interest rates

will end up in the pocket of someone who is kind to the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

One who increases his possessions by usury and extortion

Gathers it for him who will pity the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — New Century Version (NCV)

Some people get rich by overcharging others,

but their wealth will be given to those who are kind to the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

He that augmenteth his substance by interest and increase,

Gathereth it for him that hath pity on the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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

Proverbs 28:8 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Whoever becomes wealthy through ⸤unfair⸥ loans and interest 

collects them for the one who is kind to the poor. 

Proverbs 28:8 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Whoever increases his wealth through excessive interest

collects it for one who is kind to the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

One who augments wealth by exorbitant interest

gathers it for another who is kind to the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

He who augments his wealth with interest and with usury

gathers it for him who is kind to the poor.

Proverbs 28:8 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

A person who increases his wealth by charging high interest

piles it up for someone who will be kind to poor people.

Proverbs 28:8 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

He who increases his wealth by interest and usury

Gathers it for him who is gracious to the poor.


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