Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the LORD thy God blesseth thee, as he promised thee: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but thou shalt not borrow; and thou shalt reign over many nations, but they shall not reign over thee.

Bible References

Thou shalt lend

Deuteronomy 28:12
The Lord will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
Psalm 37:21
The wicked borrows and does not pay back,
But the righteous is gracious and gives.
Psalm 112:5
It is well with the man who is gracious and lends;
He will maintain his cause in judgment.
Proverbs 22:7
The rich rules over the poor,
And the borrower becomes the lender’s slave.
Luke 6:35
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.

Thou shalt reign

Deuteronomy 28:13
The Lord will make you the head and not the tail, and you only will be above, and you will not be underneath, if you listen to the commandments of the Lord your God, which I charge you today, to observe them carefully,
1 Kings 4:21
Now Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the River to the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt; they brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.
2 Chronicles 9:26
He was the ruler over all the kings from the Euphrates River even to the land of the Philistines, and as far as the border of Egypt.
Ezra 4:20
that mighty kings have ruled over Jerusalem, governing all the provinces beyond the River, and that tribute, custom and toll were paid to them.
Nehemiah 9:27
“Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their oppressors who oppressed them,
But when they cried to You in the time of their distress,
You heard from heaven, and according to Your great compassion
You gave them deliverers who delivered them from the hand of their oppressors.