32 Bible Verses about lent
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Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me
As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land!
I have not lent, nor have men lent money to me,
Yet everyone curses me.
“When you make your neighbor a loan of any sort, you shall not enter his house to take his pledge.
One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the Lord,
And He will repay him for his good deed.
And likewise I, my brothers and my servants are lending them money and grain. Please, let us leave off this usury.
For the Lord your God will bless you as He has promised you, and you will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow; and you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you.
“Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard and put a wall around it and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.
Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.
for forty days, being tempted by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they had ended, He became hungry.
The Lord will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire compassion, and not sacrifice,’ for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”
And the lord of that slave felt compassion and released him and forgave him the debt.