Luke 6:34

And if you lend to them of whom you hope to receive, what thanks have you? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive (a like benefit), what thank have ye?" For this is not kindness but commerce, the exchange of kindness for kindness. Ye give for what ye hope to receive, not for love of God; and thus the hope of a return of the benefit conferred deprives the act of the favour of God. Interlinear Gloss.

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
And now, on the subject of a loan, when He asks, "And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? "

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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