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19 Bible Verses about Bankruptcy

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Deuteronomy 15:1-2

"At the end of seven years you shall grant remission of debt. And this [is] the manner of the remission of debt: every {creditor} shall remit his claim that he holds against his neighbor, and he shall not exact payment [from] his brother because there remission of debt has been proclaimed unto Yahweh.

Ecclesiastes 5:4-5

When you make a vow to God, do not delay in fulfilling it, for {he takes no pleasure} in fools. Fulfill what you vow! It is better that you not vow than that you vow and not fulfill it.

Proverbs 3:5-6

{Trust Yahweh} with all your heart; do not lean toward your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will straighten your paths.

Exodus 22:25-27

" 'If you lend money [to] my people, [to] the needy with you, you will not be to him as a creditor; you will not {charge him interest}. If indeed you require the cloak of your neighbor as a pledge, you will return it to him at sundown, because it is his only garment; it is his cloak for his skin. In what will he sleep? {And} when he cries out to me, I will hear, because I [am] gracious.

Leviticus 25:35-37

" 'And if your countryman becomes poor and {if he becomes dependent on you}, then you shall support him [like] an alien and [like] a temporary resident, and he shall live with you. You must not take interest or usury from him, but you shall revere your God, and your countryman shall live with you. You must not give your money to him with interest or give your food for profit.

Deuteronomy 23:20

You may lend on interest to the foreigner, but to your countryman you may not lend on interest, so that Yahweh your God may bless you {in all your undertakings} in {the land where you are going}, {in order to take possession of it}.

Proverbs 22:26-27

Do not be with those who {give a pledge} {by becoming} surety. If there is nothing for you to pay, why will he take your bed from under you?

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24;5;4

Then I said, "[They are] just simple people, they are foolish, for they know not the way of Yahweh, the law of their God.