'Pledge' in the Bible
He replied, "I'll send you a young goat from the flock." She asked, "Will you give me a pledge until you send it?"
He said, "What pledge should I give you?" She replied, "Your seal, your cord, and the staff that's in your hand." So he gave them to her and had sex with her. She became pregnant by him.
Then Judah had his friend Hirah the Adullamite take a young goat to get back from the woman the items he had given in pledge, but Hirah could not find her.
I myself pledge security for him; you may hold me liable. If I do not bring him back to you and place him here before you, I will bear the blame before you all my life.
If you do take the garment of your neighbor in pledge, you must return it to him by the time the sun goes down,
"When a person sins and commits a trespass against the Lord by deceiving his fellow citizen in regard to something held in trust, or a pledge, or something stolen, or by extorting something from his fellow citizen,
So now, promise me this with an oath sworn in the Lord's name. Because I have shown allegiance to you, show allegiance to my family. Give me a solemn pledge
The leaders of Gilead said to Jephthah, "That may be true, but now we pledge to you our loyalty. Come with us and fight with the Ammonites. Then you will become the leader of all who live in Gilead."
Also take these ten portions of cheese to their commanding officer. Find out how your brothers are doing and bring back their pledge that they received the goods.
Make then my pledge with you. Who else will put up security for me?
They drive away the orphan's donkey; they take the widow's ox as a pledge.
The fatherless child is snatched from the breast, the infant of the poor is taken as a pledge.
My child, if you have made a pledge for your neighbor, and have become a guarantor for a stranger,
The one who lacks wisdom strikes hands in pledge, and puts up financial security for his neighbor.
Take a man's garment when he has given security for a stranger, and when he gives surety for strangers, hold him in pledge.
Do not be one who strikes hands in pledge or who puts up security for debts.
Take a man's garment when he has given security for a stranger, and when he gives surety for a stranger, hold him in pledge.
does not oppress anyone, but gives the debtor back whatever was given in pledge, does not commit robbery, but gives his bread to the hungry and clothes the naked,
oppresses the poor and the needy, commits robbery, does not give back what was given in pledge, prays to idols, performs abominable acts,
does not oppress anyone or keep what has been given in pledge, does not commit robbery, gives his food to the hungry, and clothes the naked,
He returns what was taken in pledge, pays back what he has stolen, and follows the statutes that give life, committing no iniquity. He will certainly live -- he will not die.
and so incur judgment for breaking their former pledge.
And this prefigured baptism, which now saves you -- not the washing off of physical dirt but the pledge of a good conscience to God -- through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
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