Deuteronomy 24:13
be sure to return it to him by sunset, so that he may sleep in his own cloak and bless you, and this will be credited to you as righteousness before the LORD your God.
Cross References
Exodus 22:26
If you take your neighbor's cloak as collateral, return it to him by sunset,

Deuteronomy 6:25
And if we are careful to observe every one of these commandments before the LORD our God, as He has commanded us, then that will be our righteousness."

Deuteronomy 24:12
If he is a poor man, you must not go to sleep with the security in your possession;

Psalm 106:31
It was credited to him as righteousness for endless generations to come.

Ezekiel 18:7
He does not oppress another, but restores the pledge to the debtor. He does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and covers the naked with clothing.

Daniel 4:27
Therefore, may my advice be pleasing to you, O king. Break away from your sins by doing what is right, and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the oppressed. Perhaps there will be an extension of your prosperity."

Treasury of Scripture
In any case you shall deliver him the pledge again when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless you: and it shall be righteousness to you before the LORD your God.


Exodus 22:26,27
If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down: …

Job 24:7,8
They cause the naked to lodge without clothing, that they have no covering in the cold…

Job 29:11-13
When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me: …

the sun

Deuteronomy 24:15
At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.

2 Corinthians 9:13,14
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men; …

Ephesians 4:26
Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:

in his own raiment.

shall be

Deuteronomy 6:25
And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.

Deuteronomy 15:9,10
Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin unto thee…

Genesis 15:6
And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.


Deuteronomy 24:12
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