Laws About Pledges

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Deuteronomy 24:6

No man shall take a mill or an upper millstone in pledge, for he would be taking a life in pledge.

Deuteronomy 24:10-11

When you lend your brother anything, you shall not go into his house to get his pledge. You shall stand outside and the man to whom you lend shall bring the pledge out to you.

Exodus 22:26

If you ever take your neighbor's garment in pledge, you shall give it back to him before the sun goes down;

Deuteronomy 24:12-13

And if the man is poor, you shall not keep his pledge overnight. You shall surely restore to him the pledge at sunset, that he may sleep in his garment and bless you; and it shall be credited to you as righteousness (rightness and justice) before the Lord your God.

Ezekiel 18:7

And has not wronged anyone but has restored to the debtor his pledge, has taken nothing by robbery but has given his bread to the hungry and has covered the naked with a garment,

Ezekiel 18:16

Nor wronged anyone, nor has taken anything in pledge, nor has taken by robbery but has given his bread to the hungry and has covered the naked with a garment,

Ezekiel 33:15

If the wicked restores [what he took in] pledge, gives back what he had taken in robbery, walks in the statutes of life [right relationship with God], without committing iniquity, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Ezekiel 18:12

Has wronged the poor and needy, has taken by robbery, has not restored [to the debtor] his pledge, has lifted up his eyes to the idols, has committed abomination (things hateful and exceedingly vile in the eyes of God),

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