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{Deuteronomy 15:4} Save 657 when x3588 there shall be x1961 no x3808 poor 34 among you; for x3588 the LORD 3068 shall greatly y1288 z8763 bless 1288 z8762 thee in the land 776 which x834 the LORD 3068 thy God 430 giveth 5414 z8802 thee [for] an inheritance 5159 to possess 3423 z8800 it:
etc. or, To the end that there be no poor among you, Houbigant follows this marginal reading, to which he joins the end of the "Of¹ a foreignerª thou mayest exactª° [it again]: but [that] which¹ is¹ thine with¹ thy brotherª thine handª shall release;ª°" {Deu 15:3}, considering it as explanatory of the law; as if he had said, "Thou shalt not exact the debt that is due from thy brother, but thy hand shall release him, for this reason, that there may be no poor among you through your severity." He justly contends that the phrase ephes kee, can here only mean, "to the end that," being equivalent to the French afin que.
greatly bless:
"And the Levite,ª (because¹ he hath no¹ partª nor inheritanceª with¹ thee,) and the stranger,ª and the fatherless,ª and the widow,ª which¹ [are] within thy gates,ª shall come,ª° and shall eatª° and be satisfied;ª° that¹ the LORDª thy Godª may blessª° thee in all¹ the workª of thine handª which¹ thou doest.ª°" {Deu 14:29} + "And it shall come to pass,¹ if¹ thou shalt hearken²° diligentlyª° unto the voiceª of the LORDª thy God,ª to observeª° [and] to doª°¹ all¹ his commandmentsª which¹ I¹ commandª° thee this day,ª that the LORDª thy Godª will setª° thee on highª above¹ all¹ nationsª of the earth:ª ... The LORDª shall commandª°¹ the blessingª upon¹ thee in thy storehouses,ª and in all¹ that thou settestª thine handª unto; and he shall blessª° thee in the landª which¹ the LORDª thy Godª givethª° thee." {Deu 28:1-8} + "And the LORDª shall make thee plenteousª° in goods,ª in the fruitª of thy body,ª and in the fruitª of thy cattle,ª and in the fruitª of thy ground,ª in¹ the landª which¹ the LORDª swareª° unto thy fathersª to giveª° thee." {Deu 28:11} + "There isª that scattereth,ª° and yet¹ increaseth;ª° and [there is] that withholdethª° more than is meet,ª¹ but [it tendeth] to poverty.ª ... The liberalª soulª shall be made fat:ª° and he that waterethª° shall be wateredª° also¹ himself.¹" {Prv 11:24-25} + "He that despisethª° his neighbourª sinneth:ª° but he that hath mercy²° on¹ the poor,ª°² happyª [is] he." {Prv 14:21} + "He that givethª° unto the poorª° shall not¹ lack:ª but he that hidethª° his eyesª shall have manyª a curse.ª" {Prv 28:27} + "And [if] thou draw outª° thy soulª to the hungry,ª and satisfyª° the afflictedª° soul;ª then shall thy lightª riseª° in obscurity,ª and thy darknessª [be] as the noonday:ª ... And the LORDª shall guideª° thee continually,ª and satisfyª° thy soulª in drought,ª and make fatª° thy bones:ª and thou shalt be¹ like a wateredª garden,ª and like a springª of water,ª whose¹ watersª failª° not.¹" {Isa 58:10-11}

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