If you take your neighbour’s cloak as a pledge, return it to him by sunset,
"If you ever take your neighbor’s cloak as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets,
If you take your neighbor’s cloak as a pledge of repayment, you must return it by nightfall.
"If you take your neighbor's coat as security, give it back before nightfall;
If ever you take your neighbour’s clothing in exchange for the use of your money, let him have it back before the sun goes down:
If you take your neighbor’s cloak in pawn, you shall restore it before the sun goes down;
"If you ever take your neighbor’s garment as a pledge, you shall return it to him before the sun goes down.
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1 tn The construction again uses the infinitive absolute with the verb in the conditional clause to stress the condition.
2 tn The clause uses the preposition, the infinitive construct, and the noun that is the subjective genitive – “at the going in of the sun.”