51 Bible Verses about Debt

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Luke 16:5

And sending for every one who was in debt to his lord he said to the first, What is the amount of your debt to my lord?

Luke 7:43

Simon, in answer, said, It seems he whose debt was greater. And he said, Your decision is right.

Deuteronomy 15:3

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;

Romans 8:12

So then, my brothers, we are in debt, not to the flesh to be living in the way of the flesh:

2 Kings 4:1

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.

Matthew 18:25

And because he was not able to make payment, his lord gave orders for him, and his wife, and his sons and daughters, and all he had, to be given for money, and payment to be made.

Matthew 18:24

And at the start, one came to him who was in his debt for ten thousand talents.

Proverbs 13:13

He who makes sport of the word will come to destruction, but the respecter of the law will be rewarded.

Matthew 18:30

And he would not: but went and put him into prison till he had made payment of the debt.

Proverbs 11:15

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

Luke 7:41

And he said, Two men were in debt to a certain man of business: one had a debt of five hundred pence, and the other of fifty.

Matthew 18:28

But that servant went out, and meeting one of the other servants, who was in debt to him for one hundred pence, he took him by the throat, saying, Make payment of your debt.

Nehemiah 10:31

And if the peoples of the lands come to do trade in goods or food on the Sabbath day, that we would do no trade with them on the Sabbath or on a holy day: and that in the seventh year we would take no payment from any debtor.

Romans 1:14

I have a debt to Greeks and to the nations outside; to the wise and to those who have no learning.

Luke 16:7

Then he said to another, What is the amount of your debt? And he said, A hundred measures of grain. And he said to him, Take your account and put down eighty.

Proverbs 6:5

Make yourself free, like the roe from the hand of the archer, and the bird from him who puts a net for her.

Luke 7:42

When they were unable to make payment, he made the two of them free of their debts. Which of them, now, will have the greater love for him?

Deuteronomy 31:10

And Moses said to them, At the end of every seven years, at the time fixed for the ending of debts, at the feast of tents,

2 Kings 4:7

So she came to the man of God and gave him word of what she had done. And he said, Go and get money for the oil and make payment of your debt, and let the rest be for the needs of yourself and your sons.

Matthew 18:34

And his lord was very angry, and put him in the hands of those who would give him punishment till he made payment of all the debt.

Proverbs 22:26

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

1 Samuel 22:2

And everyone who was in trouble, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was bitter in soul, came together to him, and he became captain over them: about four hundred men were joined to him.

Philemon 1:18

If he has done you any wrong or is in debt to you for anything, put it to my account.

2 Kings 4:3

Then he said, Go out to all your neighbours and get vessels, a very great number of them.

Deuteronomy 15:2

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.

Matthew 18:32

Then his lord sent for him and said, You evil servant; I made you free of all that debt, because of your request to me:

Romans 15:27

Yes, it has been their good pleasure; and they are in their debt. For if the Gentiles have had a part in the things of the Spirit which were theirs, it is right for them, in the same way, to give them help in the things of the flesh.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this, my son, and make yourself free, because you have come into the power of your neighbour; go without waiting, and make a strong request to your neighbour.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you have made yourself responsible for your neighbour, or given your word for another,

2 Kings 4:6

And when all the vessels were full, she said to her son, Get me another vessel. And he said, There are no more. And the flow of oil was stopped.

Proverbs 6:4

Give no sleep to your eyes, or rest to them;

Deuteronomy 24:15

Give him his payment day by day, not keeping it back over night; for he is poor and his living is dependent on it; and if his cry against you comes to the ears of the Lord, it will be judged as sin in you.

Psalm 49:7

Truly, no man may get back his soul for a price, or give to God the payment for himself;

Ezekiel 33:15

If the evil-doer lets one who is in his debt have back what is his, and gives back what he had taken by force, and is guided by the rules of life, doing no evil; life will certainly be his, death will not overtake him.

Proverbs 17:18

A man without sense gives his hand in an agreement, and makes himself responsible before his neighbour.

2 Kings 4:2

Then Elisha said to her, What am I to do for you? say now, what have you in the house? And she said, Your servant has nothing in the house but a pot of oil.

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Job 22:6

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.

Proverbs 22:26

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

Deuteronomy 24:6

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.

Amos 2:8

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.

Job 24:9

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

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