bible verses about Debt

Bible Verses About Debt: Finding Peace through Faith

In today's world, managing debt can often feel overwhelming. But as followers of Christ, we know that we can find comfort and guidance through the scriptures. The Bible offers a wealth of powerful verses that can help us navigate financial challenges with grace and faith. From the comforting words of Psalm 37:21 to the empowering message of Proverbs 22:7, these verses can inspire us to move forward with confidence, knowing that we are not alone in our struggles. So if you're looking for inspiration and wisdom on the topic of debt, turn to the Bible and find peace through faith.

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Debt in the Bible

19 Bible Scriptures about Debt

When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year, and said unto him, We will not hide it from my lord, how that our money is spent; my lord also hath our herds of cattle; there is not ought left in the sight of my lord, but our bodies, and our lands:

Genesis, Chapter: 47, Verse: 18

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And if a man borrow ought of his neighbour, and it be hurt, or die, the owner thereof being not with it, he shall surely make it good.

Exodus, Chapter: 22, Verse: 14

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But if he be not able to restore it to him, then that which is sold shall remain in the hand of him that hath bought it until the year of jubile: and in the jubile it shall go out, and he shall return unto his possession.

Leviticus, Chapter: 25, Verse: 28

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And he shall reckon with him that bought him from the year that he was sold to him unto the year of jubile: and the price of his sale shall be according unto the number of years, according to the time of an hired servant shall it be with him.

Leviticus, Chapter: 25, Verse: 50

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At the end of every seven years thou shalt make a release.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 15, Verse: 1

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No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge: for he taketh a man's life to pledge.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 24, Verse: 6

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When thou dost lend thy brother any thing, thou shalt not go into his house to fetch his pledge.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 24, Verse: 10

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There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.

Nehemiah, Chapter: 5, Verse: 4

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Take his garment that is surety for a stranger: and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.

Proverbs, Chapter: 20, Verse: 16

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The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

Proverbs, Chapter: 22, Verse: 7

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Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts.

Proverbs, Chapter: 22, Verse: 26

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Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.

Proverbs, Chapter: 27, Verse: 13

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And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents.

Matthew, Chapter: 18, Verse: 24

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And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.

Matthew, Chapter: 18, Verse: 30

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There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty.

Luke, Chapter: 7, Verse: 41

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I tell thee, thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast paid the very last mite.

Luke, Chapter: 12, Verse: 59

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So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?

Luke, Chapter: 16, Verse: 5

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Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.

Luke, Chapter: 16, Verse: 7

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I Paul have written it with mine own hand, I will repay it: albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides.

Philemon, Chapter: 1, Verse: 19

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