Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



For you have taken your brother's goods when he was not in your debt, and have taken away the clothing of those who have need of it.

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:

No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

They send away the ass of him who has no father, they take the widow's ox for debt.

By every altar they are stretched on clothing taken from those who are in their debt, drinking in the house of their god the wine of those who have made payment for wrongdoing.


No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

They send away the ass of him who has no father, they take the widow's ox for debt.

Now a certain woman, the wife of one of the sons of the prophets, came crying to Elisha and said, Your servant my husband is dead; and to your knowledge he was a worshipper of the Lord; but now, the creditor has come to take my two children as servants in payment of his debt.


For you have taken your brother's goods when he was not in your debt, and have taken away the clothing of those who have need of it.

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:

No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

They send away the ass of him who has no father, they take the widow's ox for debt.

By every altar they are stretched on clothing taken from those who are in their debt, drinking in the house of their god the wine of those who have made payment for wrongdoing.


No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

They send away the ass of him who has no father, they take the widow's ox for debt.

Now a certain woman, the wife of one of the sons of the prophets, came crying to Elisha and said, Your servant my husband is dead; and to your knowledge he was a worshipper of the Lord; but now, the creditor has come to take my two children as servants in payment of his debt.


Be upright in judging the cause of the man from a strange country and of him who has no father; do not take a widow's clothing on account of a debt:


No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

If you get a Hebrew servant for money, he is to be your servant for six years, and in the seventh year you are to let him go free without payment. If he comes to you by himself, let him go away by himself: if he is married, let his wife go away with him. If his master gives him a wife, and he gets sons or daughters by her, the wife and her children will be the property of the master, and the servant is to go away by himself. read more.
But if the servant says clearly, My master and my wife and children are dear to me; I have no desire to be free: Then his master is to take him to the gods of the house, and at the door, or at its framework, he is to make a hole in his ear with a sharp-pointed instrument; and he will be his servant for ever.

If you let any of the poor among my people have the use of your money, do not be a hard creditor to him, and do not take interest. 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: For it is the only thing he has for covering his skin; what is he to go to sleep in? and when his cry comes up to me, I will give ear, for my mercy is great.

And in the business of trading goods for money, do no wrong to one another. Let your exchange of goods with your neighbours have relation to the number of years after the year of Jubilee, and the number of times the earth has given her produce. If the number of years is great, the price will be increased, and if the number of years is small, the price will be less, for it is the produce of a certain number of years which the man is giving you. read more.
And do no wrong, one to another, but let the fear of your God be before you; for I am the Lord your God.

And if your brother becomes poor and is not able to make a living, then you are to keep him with you, helping him as you would a man from another country who is living among you. Take no interest from him, in money or in goods, but have the fear of your God before you, and let your brother make a living among you. Do not take interest on the money which you let him have or on the food which you give him.

This is how it is to be done: every creditor is to give up his right to whatever he has let his neighbour have; he is not to make his neighbour, his countryman, give it back; because a general forgiveness has been ordered by the Lord. A man of another nation may be forced to make payment of his debt, but if your brother has anything of yours, let it go;

Do not take interest from an Israelite on anything, money or food or any other goods, which you let him have From men of other nations you may take interest, but not from an Israelite: so that the blessing of the Lord your God may be on everything to which you put your hand, in the land which you are about to take as your heritage.

If you let your brother have the use of anything which is yours, do not go into his house and take anything of his as a sign of his debt; But keep outside till he comes out and gives it to you. If he is a poor man, do not keep his property all night; read more.
But be certain to give it back to him when the sun goes down, so that he may have his clothing for sleeping in, and will give you his blessing: and this will be put to your account as righteousness before the Lord your God.

And if you let those have the use of your money, from whom you are hoping to get it back, what credit is it to you? even sinners do so to sinners, hoping to get back as much as they gave.


No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.


For you have taken your brother's goods when he was not in your debt, and have taken away the clothing of those who have need of it.

Be not one of those who give their hands in an agreement, or of those who make themselves responsible for debts:

No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

By every altar they are stretched on clothing taken from those who are in their debt, drinking in the house of their god the wine of those who have made payment for wrongdoing.

The child without a father is forced from its mother's breast, and they take the young children of the poor for debt.

If you let any of the poor among my people have the use of your money, do not be a hard creditor to him, and do not take interest. 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: For it is the only thing he has for covering his skin; what is he to go to sleep in? and when his cry comes up to me, I will give ear, for my mercy is great.

If you let your brother have the use of anything which is yours, do not go into his house and take anything of his as a sign of his debt; But keep outside till he comes out and gives it to you. If he is a poor man, do not keep his property all night; read more.
But be certain to give it back to him when the sun goes down, so that he may have his clothing for sleeping in, and will give you his blessing: and this will be put to your account as righteousness before the Lord your God.

He who makes himself responsible for a strange man will undergo much loss; but the hater of such undertakings will be safe.

And there were some who said, We are giving our fields and our vine-gardens and our houses for debt: let us get grain because we are in need. And there were others who said, We have given up our fields and our vine-gardens to get money for the king's taxes.


No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.

His heart is as strong as a stone, hard as the lower crushing-stone.

Take the crushing-stones and get the meal crushed: take off your veil, put away your robe, let your legs be uncovered, go through the rivers.


No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.


No one is to take, on account of a debt, the stones with which grain is crushed: for in doing so he takes a man's living.