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19 Bible Verses about Interest

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Exodus 22:25

"If you lend money to My people-to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.

Leviticus 25:35-37

"If your brother becomes destitute and cannot sustain himself among you, you are to support him as a foreigner or temporary resident, so that he can continue to live among you. Do not profit or take interest from him, but fear your God and let your brother live among you. You are not to lend him your silver with interest or sell [him] your food for profit.

Deuteronomy 23:19

"Do not charge your brother interest on money, food, or anything that can earn interest

Psalm 15:5

who does not lend his money at interest or take a bribe against the innocent- the one who does these things will never be moved.

Ezekiel 18:8

He doesn't lend at interest or for profit but keeps his hand from wrongdoing and carries out true justice between men.

Luke 6:30

Give to everyone who asks from you, and from one who takes away your things, don't ask for them back.

Jeremiah 15:10

Woe is me, my mother, that you gave birth to me, a man who incites dispute and conflict in all the land. I did not lend or borrow, yet everyone curses me.

Ezekiel 18:13

and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these abominations, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.

Ezekiel 22:12

People who [live] in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit [on a loan] and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Deuteronomy 15:8

Instead, you are to open your hand to him and freely loan him enough for whatever need he has.

Nehemiah 5:6-11

I became extremely angry when I heard their outcry and these complaints. After seriously considering the matter, I accused the nobles and officials, saying to them, "Each of you is charging his countrymen interest." So I called a large assembly against them and said, "We have done our best to buy back our Jewish countrymen who were sold to foreigners, but now you sell your own countrymen, and we have to buy them back." They remained silent and could not say a word.read more.
Then I said, "What you are doing isn't right. Shouldn't you walk in the fear of our God [and not invite] the reproach of our foreign enemies? Even I, as well as my brothers and my servants, have been lending them money and grain. Please, let us stop charging this interest. Return their fields, vineyards, olive groves, and houses to them immediately, along with the percentage of the money, grain, new wine, and olive oil that you have been assessing them."

Deuteronomy 23:20

You may charge a foreigner interest, but you must not charge your brother interest, so that the Lord your God may bless you in everything you do in the land you are entering to possess.

Deuteronomy 15:1-11

"At the end of [every] seven years you must cancel debts. This is how to cancel debt: Every creditor is to cancel what he has lent his neighbor. He is not to collect [anything] from his neighbor or brother, because the Lord's release of debts has been proclaimed. You may collect [something] from a foreigner, but you must forgive whatever your brother owes you.read more.
"There will be no poor among you, however, because the Lord is certain to bless you in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as an inheritance- if only you obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow every one of these commands I am giving you today. When the Lord your God blesses you as He has promised you, you will lend to many nations but not borrow; you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you. "If there is a poor person among you, one of your brothers within any of your gates in the land the Lord your God is giving you, you must not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother. Instead, you are to open your hand to him and freely loan him enough for whatever need he has. Be careful that there isn't this wicked thought in your heart, 'The seventh year, the year of canceling debts, is near,' and you are stingy toward your poor brother and give him [nothing]. He will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty. Give to him, and don't have a stingy heart when you give, and because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you do. For there will never cease to be poor people in the land; that is why I am commanding you, 'You must willingly open your hand to your afflicted and poor brother in your land.'

Matthew 25:27

then you should have deposited my money with the bankers. And when I returned I would have received my money back with interest.

Luke 19:23

why didn't you put my money in the bank? And when I returned, I would have collected it with interest!'

From Thematic Bible


Interest » loaning » Money

Exodus 22:25

"If you lend money to My people-to the poor person among you, you must not be like a moneylender to him; you must not charge him interest.

Ezekiel 18:13

and lends at interest or for profit, will he live? He will not live! Since he has committed all these abominations, he will certainly die. His blood will be on him.

Ezekiel 22:12

People who [live] in you accept bribes in order to shed blood. You take interest and profit [on a loan] and brutally extort your neighbors. You have forgotten Me." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Psalm 15:5

who does not lend his money at interest or take a bribe against the innocent- the one who does these things will never be moved.

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