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51 Bible Verses about Debt

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Luke 16:5

So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owe you unto my lord?

Luke 7:43

Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, You have rightly judged.

Deuteronomy 15:3

Of a foreigner you may exact it again: but that which you lend to your brother your hand shall release;

Romans 8:12

Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.

2 Kings 4:1

Now there cried a certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets unto Elisha, saying, Your servant my husband is dead; and you know that your servant did fear the LORD: and the creditor has come to take unto him my two sons to be slaves.

Matthew 18:25

But since he had nothing to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

Colossians 2:14

Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

Matthew 18:24

And when he had begun the reckoning, one was brought unto him, who owed him ten thousand talents.

Proverbs 13:13

Whosoever despises the word shall be destroyed: but he that fears the commandment shall be rewarded.

Matthew 18:30

And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.

Luke 7:41

There was a certain creditor who had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty.

Matthew 18:28

But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellow servants, who owed him a hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me what you owe.

Nehemiah 10:31

And if the people of the land bring in wares or any grain on the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy it from them on the sabbath, or on the holy day: and that we would forego the crops of the seventh year, and the exaction of every debt.

Romans 1:14

I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.

Luke 16:7

Then said he to another, And how much owe you? And he said, A hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take your bill, and write fourscore.

Proverbs 6:5

Deliver yourself as a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Luke 7:42

And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?

Deuteronomy 31:10

And Moses commanded them, saying, At the end of every seven years, in the solemnity of the year of release, in the feast of tabernacles,

2 Kings 4:7

Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay your debt, and live you and your children from the rest.

Matthew 18:34

And his lord was angry, and delivered him to the jailers, till he should pay all that was due unto him.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not one of them that gives pledges, or of them that become surety for debts.

1 Samuel 22:2

And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.

Philemon 1:18

If he has wronged you, or owes you anything, put that on my account;

2 Kings 4:3

Then he said, Go, borrow you vessels outside of all your neighbors, even empty vessels; borrow not a few.

Deuteronomy 15:2

And this is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lends anything unto his neighbor shall release it; he shall not exact it of his neighbor, or of his brother; because it is called the LORD'S release.

Matthew 18:32

Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O you wicked servant, I forgave you all that debt, because you desired me:

Romans 15:27

It has pleased them greatly; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is also to minister unto them in material things.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this now, my son, and deliver yourself, when you have come into the hand of your friend; go, humble yourself, and plead with your friend.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you become surety for your friend, if you have struck your hand with a stranger,

Romans 11:6

And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.

2 Kings 4:6

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

Proverbs 6:4

Give not sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

Deuteronomy 24:15

Each day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart upon it: lest he cry against you unto the LORD, and it be sin unto you.

Psalm 49:7

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

Ezekiel 33:15

If the wicked restores the pledge, gives back that which he has stolen, walks in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Proverbs 17:18

A man void of understanding gives pledge, and becomes surety in the presence of his neighbor.

2 Kings 4:2

And Elisha said unto her, What shall I do for you? tell me, what have you in the house? And she said, Your handmaid has not anything in the house, except a pot of oil.

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Job 22:6

For you have taken a pledge from your brother for nothing, and stripped the naked of their clothing.

Proverbs 22:26

Be not one of them that gives pledges, or of them that become surety for debts.

Deuteronomy 24:6

No man shall take the lower or the upper millstone in pledge: for he takes a man's living in pledge.

Amos 2:8

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

Topics on Debt

Being In Debt

45;13;8

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

Cancelling Debts

5;15;1

At the end of every seven years you shall make a release.

Repaying Debt

19;37;21

The wicked borrows, and pays not again: but the righteous shows mercy, and gives.