1 Samuel 1:28
Now I'm dedicating him to the LORD, and as long as he lives, he will be dedicated to the LORD." Then they worshipped the LORD there.
How terrible for me, my mother, that you gave birth to me, a man of strife and contention for the whole land! I've neither lent nor borrowed, yet everyone curses me.
You are not to take interest or profit from him. Instead, you are to fear your God and let your relative live with you.
"When you loan something to your neighbor, don't enter his house to seize what he offered as collateral.
1 Samuel 2:20
Then Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife and say, "May the LORD give you descendants from this woman in place of the one she dedicated to the LORD." Then they would return to their home.
Whoever is kind to the poor is lending to the LORD the benefit of his gift will return to him in abundance.
I'm also lending money and grain, as are my fellow-Jews and my servants, but let's not charge interest.
Then Jacob gave Esau some of his food, along with some boiled stew. So Esau ate, drank, got up, and left, after having belittled his own birthright.
This is the way to conduct remission: every creditor must cancel the loan that his friend borrowed, and he must not pressure his friend or brother to repay it, because remission to the LORD will be proclaimed.
The LORD had given the people favor in the eyes of the Egyptians, so that they gave them what they requested. As a result, they plundered the Egyptians.
For the LORD your God will bless you just as he promised. You are to lend to many nations but not borrow. Also, you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you."
If you lend to those from whom you expect to get something back, what thanks do you deserve? Even sinners lend to sinners to get back what they lend.
Or who has given him something only to have him pay it back?"
1 Corinthians 8:8
However, food will not bring us closer to God. We are no worse off if we do not eat food that has been offered to an idol, and no better off if we do.
But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face,
Let the day on which I was born be cursed. Don't let the day on which my mother gave birth to me be blessed.
"Don't charge interest to your relatives, whether for money, food, or for anything that has been loaned at interest.
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.
You are not to loan him money with interest or sell him your food at a profit.
"Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a wall around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and went abroad.
"After all, you've taken collateral from your relatives for no reason; you stripped the naked of their clothing.
Give to the person who asks you for something, and do not turn away from the person who wants to borrow something from you."
"Similarly, it is like a man going on a trip, who called his servants and turned his money over to them.
"If you loan money to my people, to the poor among you, don't be like a creditor to them and don't impose interest on them.
Then you should've invested my money with the bankers. When I returned, I would've received my money back with interest.'
where he was being tempted by the Devil for 40 days. During that time he ate nothing at all, and when they were over he became hungry.
who does not loan his money with interest, and who does not take a bribe against those who are innocent. The one who does these things will stand firm forever. A special Davidic Psalm.
"The LORD will open his rich treasury, the heavens, to release rain upon your land in season and bless everything you undertake so that you'll lend to many nations but won't borrow.
After this, Job spoke up solemnly, cursing the day he was born.
Go and learn what this means: "I want mercy and not sacrifice,' because I did not come to call righteous people, but sinners."
The master of that servant had compassion and released him, canceling his debt.
They'll fight against you, but they won't prevail against you, because I am with you," declares the LORD, "to deliver you."