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31 Bible Verses about Being In Debt
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Owe no one anything, but love one unto another; for he that loves his neighbour has fulfilled the law.
The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other or else he will hold to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches.
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness, but of every one that is too hasty, only to want.
The riches of vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathers by labour shall increase.
For when the LORD thy God has blessed thee, as he promised thee, thou shalt lend unto many Gentiles, but thou shalt not borrow; and thou shalt rule over many Gentiles, but they shall not rule over thee.
The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven, to give the rain unto thy land in its season and to bless all the work of thine hand. And thou shalt lend unto many Gentiles, and thou shalt not borrow.
Be not thou one of them that strike hands or of them that are sureties for debts. If thou hast nothing to pay, why should they take away thy bed from under thee?
At the end of every seven years thou shalt make a release. And this is the manner of the release: everyone who has lent anything to his neighbour, causing him to be in debt, shall release it; he shall not exact it any more of his neighbour or of his brother, because the release of the LORD is proclaimed.
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.
Each first sabbath let each one of you set aside in store, as God has prospered him, that there be no collections when I come.
He that loves money shall not be satisfied with money; nor he that loves abundance with increase; this is also vanity.
Let your conversation be without covetousness, and be content with such things as ye have; for he has said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, With what shall we be clothed? For the Gentiles seek after all these things.) For your heavenly Father knows that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.
Not that I speak in respect of want, for I have learned, in whatever state I am, to be content. I know both how to be humbled, and I know how to have an abundance; in everything and by all things I am instructed, both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
And it shall come to pass if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God to keep and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all the Gentiles of the earth;
For the love of money is the root of all evil, which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
For which of you intending to build a tower does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has sufficient to finish it?
A good man shall leave an inheritance to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Give to him that asks of thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
For the wages of sin is death, but the grace of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.