Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury:

Bible References

General references

Exodus 22:25
If thou lend money to any of my people with thee who is poor, thou shall not be to him as a creditor, neither shall ye lay upon him interest.
Leviticus 25:35
And if thy brother becomes poor, and his hand fails with thee, then thou shall uphold him; he shall live with thee [as] a stranger and a sojourner.
Nehemiah 5:1
Then there arose a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brothers the Jews.
Psalm 15:5
he who puts not his money out to interest, nor takes a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things shall never be moved.
Ezekiel 18:7
and has not wronged any man, but has restored to the debtor his pledge, has taken nothing by robbery, has given his bread to a hungry man, and has covered a naked man with a garment,
Ezekiel 22:12
In thee they have taken bribes to shed blood. Thou have taken interest and increase. And thou have greedily gained from thy neighbors by oppression, and have forgotten me, says lord LORD.
Luke 6:34
And if ye lend to whom ye hope to receive, what credit is for you? For even sinners lend to sinners, to receive as much again.