Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


They drive away the ass of the fatherless, they take the widow's ox for a pledge.

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Job 22:6
For thou didst take a pledge from thy brother without cause and stripped the naked of their clothing.
Job 31:16
If I have disturbed the desire of the poor or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
Deuteronomy 24:6
No man shall take the lower or the upper millstone for a pledge, for he takes a man's life to pledge.
1 Samuel 12:3
Behold, here I am; witness against me before the LORD and before his anointed. If I have taken anyone's ox or if I have taken anyone's ass or if I have defrauded anyone or if I have oppressed anyone or if I have received a bribe from anyone to blind my eyes, I will restore it you.

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Deuteronomy 24:12
And if the man is poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge.
Proverbs 1:13
We shall find all kinds of riches, we shall fill our houses with spoil.