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10 Bible Verses about Debtors

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Exodus 21:2-6

“When you buy a Hebrew slave, he is to serve for six years; then in the seventh he is to leave as a free man without paying anything. If he arrives alone, he is to leave alone; if he arrives with a wife, his wife is to leave with him. If his master gives him a wife and she bears him sons or daughters, the wife and her children belong to her master, and the man must leave alone.read more.
“But if the slave declares: ‘I love my master, my wife, and my children; I do not want to leave as a free man,’ his master is to bring him to the judges and then bring him to the door or doorpost. His master must pierce his ear with an awl, and he will serve his master for life.

Exodus 22:10-15

“When a man gives his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, or any other animal to care for, but it dies, is injured, or is stolen, while no one is watching, there must be an oath before the Lord between the two of them to determine whether or not he has taken his neighbor’s property. Its owner must accept the oath, and the other man does not have to make restitution. But if, in fact, the animal was stolen from his custody, he must make restitution to its owner.read more.
If it was actually torn apart by a wild animal, he is to bring it as evidence; he does not have to make restitution for the torn carcass. “When a man borrows an animal from his neighbor, and it is injured or dies while its owner is not there with it, the man must make full restitution. If its owner is there with it, the man does not have to make restitution. If it was rented, the loss is covered by its rental price.

Leviticus 25:14-17

If you make a sale to your neighbor or a purchase from him, do not cheat one another. You are to make the purchase from your neighbor based on the number of years since the last Jubilee. He is to sell to you based on the number of remaining harvest years. You are to increase its price in proportion to a greater amount of years, and decrease its price in proportion to a lesser amount of years, because what he is selling to you is a number of harvests. read more.
You are not to cheat one another, but fear your God, for I am Yahweh your God.

Nehemiah 10:31

When the surrounding peoples bring merchandise or any kind of grain to sell on the Sabbath day, we will not buy from them on the Sabbath or a holy day. We will also leave the land uncultivated in the seventh year and will cancel every debt.

Matthew 5:25

Reach a settlement quickly with your adversary while you’re on the way with him, or your adversary will hand you over to the judge, the judge to the officer, and you will be thrown into prison.

Matthew 18:25

Since he had no way to pay it back, his master commanded that he, his wife, his children, and everything he had be sold to pay the debt.

Exodus 21:2

“When you buy a Hebrew slave, he is to serve for six years; then in the seventh he is to leave as a free man without paying anything.

Job 24:9

The fatherless infant is snatched from the breast;
the nursing child of the poor is seized as collateral.

From Thematic Bible


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Romans 1:14

I am obligated both to Greeks and barbarians, both to the wise and the foolish.

Psalm 116:12

How can I repay the Lord
for all the good He has done for me?

More verses: 1 Corinthians 4:7

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Romans 1:14

I am obligated both to Greeks and barbarians, both to the wise and the foolish.

Psalm 116:12

How can I repay the Lord
for all the good He has done for me?

More verses: 1 Corinthians 4:7

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