'Repay' in the Bible
When Joseph's brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, "What if Joseph bears a grudge and wants to repay us in full for all the harm we did to him?"
the owner of the pit must repay the loss. He must give money to its owner, and the dead animal will become his.
"If a man gives his neighbor money or articles for safekeeping, and it is stolen from the man's house, if the thief is caught, he must repay double.
In all cases of illegal possessions, whether for an ox, a donkey, a sheep, a garment, or any kind of lost item, about which someone says 'This belongs to me,' the matter of the two of them will come before the judges, and the one whom the judges declare guilty must repay double to his neighbor.
but who pays back those who hate him as they deserve and destroys them. He will not ignore those who hate him but will repay them as they deserve!
Is this how you repay the Lord, you foolish, unwise people? Is he not your father, your creator? He has made you and established you.
I will sharpen my lightning-like sword, and my hand will grasp hold of the weapon of judgment; I will execute vengeance on my foes, and repay those who hate me!
Now if a man finds his enemy, does he send him on his way in good shape? May the Lord repay you with good this day for what you have done to me.
After four years Absalom said to the king, "Let me go and repay my vow that I made to the Lord while I was in Hebron.
She went and told the prophet. He said, "Go, sell the olive oil. Repay your creditor, and then you and your sons can live off the rest of the profit."
You may say, 'God stores up a man's punishment for his children!' Instead let him repay the man himself so that he may know it!
(Who has confronted me that I should repay? Everything under heaven belongs to me!)
They repay me evil for the good I have done; I am overwhelmed with sorrow.
Evil men borrow, but do not repay their debt, but the godly show compassion and are generous.
They repay me evil for the good I have done; though I have tried to do good to them, they hurl accusations at me.
Present to God a thank-offering! Repay your vows to the sovereign One!
and you, O Lord, demonstrate loyal love. For you repay men for what they do.
Those who hate me without cause are more numerous than the hairs of my head. Those who want to destroy me, my enemies for no reason, outnumber me. They make me repay what I did not steal!
Make vows to the Lord your God and repay them! Let all those who surround him bring tribute to the awesome one!
He does not deal with us as our sins deserve; he does not repay us as our misdeeds deserve.
They repay my love with accusations, but I continue to pray.
They repay me evil for good, and hate for love.
May the Lord repay my accusers in this way, those who say evil things about me!
How can I repay the Lord for all his acts of kindness to me?
Yet if he is caught he must repay seven times over, he might even have to give all the wealth of his house.
The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.
If you say, "But we did not know about this," does not the one who evaluates hearts consider? Does not the one who guards your life know? Will he not repay each person according to his deeds?
For the Lord has planned a day of revenge, a time when he will repay Edom for her hostility toward Zion.
For I, the Lord, love justice and hate robbery and sin. I will repay them because of my faithfulness; I will make a permanent covenant with them.
For many nations and great kings will make slaves of the king of Babylon and his nation too. I will repay them for all they have done!'"
"But I will repay Babylon and all who live in Babylonia for all the wicked things they did in Zion right before the eyes of you Judeans," says the Lord.
But as for me, my eye will not pity them nor will I spare them; I hereby repay them for what they have done."
But those whose hearts are devoted to detestable things and abominations, I hereby repay them for what they have done, says the sovereign Lord."
"'Because you did not remember the days of your youth and have enraged me with all these deeds, I hereby repay you for what you have done, declares the sovereign Lord. Have you not engaged in prostitution on top of all your other abominable practices?
"'Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: As surely as I live, I will certainly repay him for despising my oath and breaking my covenant!
So I have poured my anger on them, and destroyed them with the fire of my fury. I hereby repay them for what they have done, declares the sovereign Lord."
They will repay you for your obscene conduct, and you will be punished for idol worship. Then you will know that I am the sovereign Lord."
I will deal with the people and priests together: I will punish them both for their ways, and I will repay them for their deeds.
They have sunk deep into corruption as in the days of Gibeah. He will remember their wrongdoing. He will repay them for their sins.
The Lord also has a covenant lawsuit against Judah; he will punish Jacob according to his ways and repay him according to his deeds.
But Ephraim bitterly provoked him to anger; so he will hold him accountable for the blood he has shed, his Lord will repay him for the contempt he has shown.
Why are you doing these things to me, Tyre and Sidon? Are you trying to get even with me, land of Philistia? I will very quickly repay you for what you have done!
Look! I am rousing them from that place to which you sold them. I will repay you for what you have done!
Because he was not able to repay it, the lord ordered him to be sold, along with his wife, children, and whatever he possessed, and repayment to be made.
Then the slave threw himself to the ground before him, saying, 'Be patient with me, and I will repay you everything.'
Then his fellow slave threw himself down and begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will repay you.'
The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, 'Take care of him, and whatever else you spend, I will repay you when I come back this way.'
Then you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you, for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."
Or who has first given to God, that God needs to repay him?
Do not repay anyone evil for evil; consider what is good before all people.
Do not avenge yourselves, dear friends, but give place to God's wrath, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay," says the Lord.
For it is right for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,
But if a widow has children or grandchildren, they should first learn to fulfill their duty toward their own household and so repay their parents what is owed them. For this is what pleases God.
Alexander the coppersmith did me a great deal of harm. The Lord will repay him in keeping with his deeds.
I, Paul, have written this letter with my own hand: I will repay it. I could also mention that you owe me your very self.
For we know the one who said, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay," and again, "The Lord will judge his people."
Furthermore, I will strike her followers with a deadly disease, and then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will repay each one of you what your deeds deserve.