Deuteronomy 24:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Deuteronomy 24:6, NIV: "Do not take a pair of millstones--not even the upper one--as security for a debt, because that would be taking a person's livelihood as security."
Deuteronomy 24:6, ESV: "“No one shall take a mill or an upper millstone in pledge, for that would be taking a life in pledge."
Deuteronomy 24:6, KJV: "No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge: for he taketh a man's life to pledge."
Deuteronomy 24:6, NASB: "'No one shall seize a handmill or an upper millstone as a pledge for a loan, since he would be seizing the debtor’s means of life as a pledge."
Deuteronomy 24:6, NLT: "'It is wrong to take a set of millstones, or even just the upper millstone, as security for a loan, for the owner uses it to make a living."
Deuteronomy 24:6, CSB: ""Do not take a pair of grindstones or even the upper millstone as security for a debt, because that is like taking a life as security."