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26 Bible Verses about Lending

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Psalm 37:25-26

I have been young and now I am old,
yet I have not seen the righteous abandoned
or his children begging for bread. He is always generous, always lending,
and his children are a blessing.

Deuteronomy 15:11

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.’

Proverbs 3:27-28

When it is in your power,
don’t withhold good from the one it belongs to. Don’t say to your neighbor, “Go away! Come back later.
I’ll give it tomorrow”—when it is there with you.

Deuteronomy 15:7-8

“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.

Leviticus 25:35-36

“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.

Luke 6:34-36

And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full. But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil. Be merciful, just as your Father also is merciful.

Deuteronomy 15:6

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.

Deuteronomy 28:12-13

The Lord will open for you His abundant storehouse, the sky, to give your land rain in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow. The Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you will only move upward and never downward if you listen to the Lord your God’s commands I am giving you today and are careful to follow them.

Nehemiah 5:4-5

Still others were saying, “We have borrowed money to pay the king’s tax on our fields and vineyards. We and our children are just like our countrymen and their children, yet we are subjecting our sons and daughters to slavery. Some of our daughters are already enslaved, but we are powerless because our fields and vineyards belong to others.”

Exodus 22:14

“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.

2 Kings 6:5

As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron ax head fell into the water, and he cried out, “Oh, my master, it was borrowed!”

Isaiah 24:1-2

Look, the Lord is stripping the earth bare
and making it desolate.
He will twist its surface and scatter its inhabitants: people and priest alike,
servant and master,
female servant and mistress,
buyer and seller,
lender and borrower,
creditor and debtor.

Leviticus 25:36-37

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.

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.

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 6:30-31

Give to everyone who asks you, and from one who takes your things, don’t ask for them back. Just as you want others to do for you, do the same for them.

Mark 11:3

If anyone says to you, ‘Why are you doing this?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it and will send it back here right away.’”

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Luke 6:33-35

If you do what is good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that. And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full. But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.

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Deuteronomy 15:6

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.

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