Laws About Pledges

Most Relevant Verses

Deuteronomy 24:6

"Don't take a pair of millstones, especially the upper millstone, as collateral for a loan, because this means taking a man's livelihood.

Deuteronomy 24:10-11

"When you loan something to your neighbor, don't enter his house to seize what he offered as collateral. Stay outside and let the man to whom you made the loan bring it out to you.

Exodus 22:26

If you take your neighbor's coat as collateral, you are to return it to him by sunset,

Deuteronomy 24:12-13

If he is a poor man, don't go to sleep with his collateral in your possession. Be sure to return his garment to him at sunset so that he may sleep with it, and he will bless you. It will be a righteous deed in the presence of the LORD your God.

Ezekiel 18:7

if he doesn't oppress anyone, but instead returns the debtor's security for his debt, if he doesn't rob anyone, but instead shares his food with the hungry and gives clothes to those who are naked,

Ezekiel 18:16

doesn't oppress anyone, doesn't take possession of a debtor's pledge, or doesn't steal, but instead shares his food with the hungry, gives clothes to those who are naked,

Ezekiel 33:15

returning what has been placed as collateral for a loan, paying back what he has taken, following the regulations that promote life, and committing no iniquity, he will certainly live, and not die.

Ezekiel 18:12

oppresses the afflicted and the poor, robs others, doesn't return security for a debt, looks to idols, does detestable things,

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