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89 Bible Verses About Being in Debt

Here are 89 Bible verses about being in debt from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Romans 13:8 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

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Proverbs 22:7 KJV

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

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Romans 13:7 KJV

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

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Psalms 37:21 KJV

Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.

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John 3:16 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Luke 14:28 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Matthew 6:24 KJV

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

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Matthew 5:42 KJV

No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

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1 Timothy 6:10 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Proverbs 22:26-27 KJV

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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Philippians 4:19 KJV

Be not thou one of them that strike hands, or of them that are sureties for debts. If thou hast nothing to pay, why should he take away thy bed from under thee?

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Deuteronomy 15:6 KJV

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

For the LORD thy God blesseth thee, as he promised thee: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but thou shalt not borrow; and thou shalt reign over many nations, but they shall not reign over thee.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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Ecclesiastes 5:10 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Proverbs 22:26 KJV

He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

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Proverbs 13:22 KJV

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

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Proverbs 13:11 KJV

A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.

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Proverbs 11:15 KJV

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

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Hebrews 13:5 KJV

He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretiship is sure.

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Luke 6:38 KJV

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

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Malachi 3:10 KJV

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

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Proverbs 21:20 KJV

Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

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Proverbs 17:18 KJV

There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.

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Deuteronomy 28:12 KJV

A man void of understanding striketh hands, and becometh surety in the presence of his friend.

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Exodus 22:25 KJV

The LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.

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1 Corinthians 16:2 KJV

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

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Matthew 25:27 KJV

Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

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Ecclesiastes 5:5 KJV

Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury.

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Proverbs 3:27 KJV

Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.

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Psalms 15:5 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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2 Kings 4:7 KJV

He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

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Proverbs 11:4 KJV

Then she came and told the man of God. And he said, Go, sell the oil, and pay thy debt, and live thou and thy children of the rest.

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Leviticus 25:35-37 KJV

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death.

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1 John 2:15-17 KJV

And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee. Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee. Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.

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Romans 6:23 KJV

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

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Romans 5:8 KJV

For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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John 10:10 KJV

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

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Matthew 22:39 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Proverbs 30:25 KJV

And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Proverbs 27:23 KJV

The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;

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Deuteronomy 28:1 KJV

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

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Matthew 22:37 KJV

And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth:

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1 Peter 2:24 KJV

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

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James 2:8 KJV

Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.

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James 1:5 KJV

If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

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1 Timothy 6:17-19 KJV

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

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1 Timothy 6:6 KJV

Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.

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Ephesians 4:28 KJV

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

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Galatians 2:20 KJV

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

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Romans 1:16 KJV

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

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John 15:12 KJV

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

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Luke 6:34 KJV

This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.

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Matthew 19:21 KJV

And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

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Matthew 6:31-33 KJV

Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

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Matthew 6:12 KJV

Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things. But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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Ezekiel 18:4 KJV

And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

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Ecclesiastes 5:4 KJV

Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

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Proverbs 23:5 KJV

When thou vowest a vow unto God, defer not to pay it; for he hath no pleasure in fools: pay that which thou hast vowed.

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Proverbs 3:9 KJV

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

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1 John 2:2 KJV

Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

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Galatians 5:22 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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Galatians 5:14 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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Romans 13:8-10 KJV

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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Romans 13:7-8 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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Matthew 22:21 KJV

Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour. Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

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Matthew 6:19-21 KJV

They say unto him, Caesar’s. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s.

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Proverbs 30:24 KJV

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

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Proverbs 19:17 KJV

There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise:

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Proverbs 19:15-17 KJV

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

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Proverbs 11:24 KJV

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die. He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

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Deuteronomy 15:8 KJV

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.

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Deuteronomy 15:7 KJV

But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.

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Deuteronomy 15:1-2 KJV

If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother:

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Exodus 22:25-27 KJV

At the end of every seven years thou shalt make a release. And this is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lendeth ought unto his neighbour shall release it; he shall not exact it of his neighbour, or of his brother; because it is called the LORD’S release.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury. If thou at all take thy neighbour’s raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down: For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.

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Philippians 4:6 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Romans 6:1 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

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John 20:31 KJV

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?

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John 14:27 KJV

But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

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John 3:9 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Luke 7:47 KJV

Nicodemus answered and said unto him, How can these things be?

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Proverbs 13:4 KJV

Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little.

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Proverbs 27:12 KJV

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

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Proverbs 21:5 KJV

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

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Psalms 112:5 KJV

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

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Proverbs 6:6-8 KJV

A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

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