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19 Bible Verses about Bankruptcy
Most Relevant Verses
The wicked man borrows and does not repay,
but the righteous one is gracious and giving.
“At the end of every seven years you must cancel debts. This is how to cancel debt: Every creditor is to cancel what he has lent his neighbor. He is not to collect anything from his neighbor or brother, because the Lord’s release of debts has been proclaimed.
The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.
Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
When you make a vow to God, don’t delay fulfilling it, because He does not delight in fools. Fulfill what you vow. Better that you do not vow than that you vow and not fulfill it.
The purpose was that the blessing of Abraham would come to the Gentiles by Christ Jesus, so that we could receive the promised Spirit through faith.
And let the peace of the Messiah, to which you were also called in one body, control your hearts. Be thankful.
You reveal the path of life to me;
in Your presence is abundant joy;
in Your right hand are eternal pleasures.
casting all your care on Him, because He cares about you.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways,
and He will guide you on the right paths.
“If you lend money to My people, to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest. “If you ever take your neighbor’s cloak as collateral, return it to him before sunset. For it is his only covering; it is the clothing for his body. What will he sleep in? And if he cries out to Me, I will listen because I am compassionate.
“If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you. Do not profit or take interest from him, but fear your God and let your brother live among you. You are not to lend him your silver with interest or sell him your food for profit.
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
Don’t be one of those who enter agreements,
who put up security for loans. If you have no money to pay,
even your bed will be taken from under you.