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51 Bible Verses about Debt

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Luke 16:5

And having called to him each one of the debtors of his own lord, he said to the first, How much owest thou to my lord?

Luke 7:43

And Simon answering said, I suppose he to whom he forgave the most. And he said to him, Thou hast rightly judged.

Deuteronomy 15:3

Of the foreigner thou mayest demand it; but what is thine with thy brother thy hand shall release;

Romans 8:12

So then, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to flesh;

Matthew 18:25

But he not having anything to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and his children, and everything that he had, and that payment should be made.

Colossians 2:14

having effaced the handwriting in ordinances which stood out against us, which was contrary to us, he has taken it also out of the way, having nailed it to the cross;

Matthew 18:24

And having begun to reckon, one debtor of ten thousand talents was brought to him.

Proverbs 13:13

Whoso despiseth the word shall be held by it; but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

Matthew 18:30

But he would not, but went away and cast him into prison, until he should pay what was owing.

Luke 7:41

There were two debtors of a certain creditor: one owed five hundred denarii and the other fifty;

Matthew 18:28

But that bondman having gone out, found one of his fellow-bondmen who owed him a hundred denarii. And having seized him, he throttled him, saying, Pay me if thou owest anything.

Nehemiah 10:31

and that if the peoples of the land brought wares or any grain on the sabbath day to sell, we would not take it of them on the sabbath, or on any holy day; and that we would leave the land uncultivated the seventh year, and the exaction of every debt.

Romans 1:14

I am a debtor both to Greeks and barbarians, both to wise and unintelligent:

Luke 16:7

Then he said to another, And thou, how much dost thou owe? And he said, A hundred cors of wheat. And he says to him, Take thy writing and write eighty.

Proverbs 6:5

deliver thyself as a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Luke 7:42

but as they had nothing to pay, he forgave both of them their debt: say, which of them therefore will love him most?

Deuteronomy 31:10

And Moses commanded them, saying, At the end of every seven years, at the set time of the year of release, at the feast of tabernacles,

2 Kings 4:7

And she came and told the man of God; and he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay thy debt, and live thou and thy sons on the rest.

Matthew 18:34

And his lord being angry delivered him to the tormentors till he paid all that was owing to him.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts:

1 Samuel 22:2

And every one in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one of embittered spirit collected round him; and he became a captain over them; and there were with him about four hundred men.

Philemon 1:18

but if he have wronged thee anything or owe anything to thee, put this to my account.

2 Kings 4:3

And he said, Go, borrow for thyself vessels abroad from all thy neighbours, empty vessels; let it not be few;

Deuteronomy 15:2

and this is the manner of the release: Every creditor shall relax his hand from the loan which he hath lent unto his neighbour; he shall not demand it of his neighbour, or of his brother; for a release to Jehovah hath been proclaimed.

Matthew 18:32

Then his lord, having called him to him, says to him, Wicked bondman! I forgave thee all that debt because thou besoughtest me;

Romans 15:27

They have been well pleased indeed, and they are their debtors; for if the nations have participated in their spiritual things, they ought also in fleshly to minister to them.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, since thou hast come into the hand of thy friend: go, humble thyself, and be urgent with thy friend.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if thou hast become surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand for a stranger,

2 Kings 4:6

And it came to pass when the vessels were full, that she said to her son, Bring me yet a vessel. And he said to her, There is not a vessel more. And the oil stayed.

Proverbs 6:4

Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids:

Deuteronomy 24:15

on his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and his soul yearneth after it; lest he cry against thee to Jehovah, and it be a sin in thee.

Psalm 49:7

None can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him,

Ezekiel 33:15

if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, doing nothing that is wrong; he shall certainly live, he shall not die.

Proverbs 17:18

A senseless man striketh hands, becoming surety for his neighbour.

2 Kings 4:2

And Elisha said to her, What shall I do for thee? Tell me, what hast thou in the house? And she said, Thy handmaid has not anything at all in the house but a pot of oil.

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Job 22:6

For thou hast taken a pledge of thy brother for nought, and stripped off the clothing of the naked.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not of them that strike hands, of them that are sureties for debts:

Deuteronomy 24:6

No man shall take the hand-mill or the upper millstone in pledge; for it would be taking life in pledge.

Amos 2:8

And they lay themselves down by every altar upon clothes taken in pledge, and they drink in the house of their God the wine of the condemned.

Topics on Debt

Being In Debt

45;13;8

Owe no one anything, unless to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.

Cancelling Debts

5;15;1

At the end of seven years thou shalt make a release,

Repaying Debt

19;37;21

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; but the righteous is gracious and giveth: