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51 Bible Verses about Debt

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Luke 16:5

Calling each one of his lord's debtors to him, he said to the first, 'How much do you owe to my lord?'

Luke 7:43

Simon answered, "He, I suppose, to whom he forgave the most." He said to him, "You have judged correctly."

Deuteronomy 15:3

Of a foreigner you may exact it: but whatever of your is with your brother your hand shall release.

Romans 8:12

So then, brothers, 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 to Elisha, saying, "Your servant my husband is dead. You know that your servant feared Yahweh. Now the creditor has come to take for himself my two children to be slaves."

Matthew 18:25

But because he couldn't pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, with his wife, his children, and all that he had, and payment to be made.

Matthew 18:24

When he had begun to reconcile, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents.

Proverbs 13:13

Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded.

Matthew 18:30

He would not, but went and cast him into prison, until he should pay back that which was due.

Proverbs 11:15

He who is collateral for a stranger will suffer for it, but he who refuses pledges of collateral is secure.

Luke 7:41

"A certain lender had two debtors. The one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.

Matthew 18:28

"But that servant went out, and found one of his fellow servants, who owed him one hundred denarii, and he grabbed him, and took him by the throat, saying, 'Pay me what you owe!'

Nehemiah 10:31

and if the peoples of the land bring wares or any grain on the Sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy of them on the Sabbath, or on a holy day; and that we would forego the seventh year, and the exaction of every debt.

Romans 1:14

I am debtor both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Luke 16:7

Then he said to another, 'How much do you owe?' He said, 'A hundred cors of wheat.' He said to him, 'Take your bill, and write eighty.'

Proverbs 6:5

Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.

Luke 7:42

When they couldn't pay, he forgave them both. Which of them therefore will love him most?"

Deuteronomy 31:10

Moses commanded them, saying, "At the end of [every] seven years, in the set time of the year of release, in the feast of tents,

2 Kings 4:7

Then she came and told the man of God. He said, "Go, sell the oil, and pay your debt; and you and your sons live on the rest."

Matthew 18:34

His lord was angry, and delivered him to the tormentors, until he should pay all that was due to him.

Proverbs 22:26

Don't you be one of those who strike hands, of those who are collateral for debts.

1 Samuel 22:2

Everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was discontented, gathered themselves to him; and he became captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.

Philemon 1:18

But if he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, put that to my account.

2 Kings 4:3

Then he said, "Go, borrow containers from of all your neighbors, even empty containers. Don't borrow just a few.

Deuteronomy 15:2

This is the way of the release: every creditor shall release that which he has lent to his neighbor; he shall not exact it of his neighbor and his brother; because Yahweh's release has been proclaimed.

Matthew 18:32

Then his lord called him in, and said to him, 'You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt, because you begged me.

Romans 15:27

Yes, it has been their good pleasure, and they are their debtors. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they owe it to them also to serve them in fleshly things.

Proverbs 6:3

Do this now, my son, and deliver yourself, since you have come into the hand of your neighbor. Go, humble yourself. Press your plea with your neighbor.

Proverbs 6:1

My son, if you have become collateral for your neighbor, if you have struck your hands in pledge for a stranger;

Romans 11:6

And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work.

2 Kings 4:6

It happened, when the containers were full, that she said to her son, "Bring me another container." He said to her, "There isn't another container." The oil stopped flowing.

Proverbs 6:4

Give no sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.

Deuteronomy 24:15

in his day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down on it; for he is poor, and sets his heart on it: lest he cry against you to Yahweh, and it be sin to you.

Psalm 49:7

none of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give God a ransom for him.

Ezekiel 33:15

if the wicked restore the pledge, give again that which he had taken by robbery, walk in the statutes of life, committing no iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Proverbs 17:18

A man void of understanding strikes hands, and becomes collateral in the presence of his neighbor.

2 Kings 4:2

Elisha said to her, "What shall I do for you? Tell me: what do you have in the house?" She said, "Your handmaid has nothing in the house, except a pot of oil."

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Job 22:6

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

Proverbs 22:26

Don't you be one of those who strike hands, of those who are collateral for debts.

Deuteronomy 24:6

No man shall take the mill or the upper millstone to pledge; for he takes [a man's] life to pledge.

Amos 2:8

and they lay themselves down beside every altar on clothes taken in pledge; and in the house of their God they drink the wine of those who have been fined.