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86 Bible Verses About Paying Debts

Here are 86 Bible verses about paying debts from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Psalms 37:21 KJV

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

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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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Romans 13:7 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

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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Romans 13:7-8 KJV

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

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Proverbs 22:26-27 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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Ecclesiastes 5:5 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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James 5:4 KJV

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

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Matthew 6:24 KJV

Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.

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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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Deuteronomy 28:12 KJV

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

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Romans 13:5-7 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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Proverbs 17:18 KJV

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God’s ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. 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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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

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

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Proverbs 11:15 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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Deuteronomy 15:6 KJV

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

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Proverbs 3:27-28 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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Colossians 3:23 KJV

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.

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Romans 6:23 KJV

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

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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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1 Timothy 6:10 KJV

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

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Luke 14:28 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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Proverbs 13:22 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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Ecclesiastes 5:10 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 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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Numbers 30:2 KJV

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

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Matthew 25:27 KJV

If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.

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Proverbs 21:20 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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Nehemiah 5:7 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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Matthew 22:17-21 KJV

Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.

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Proverbs 21:5 KJV

Tell us therefore, What thinkest thou? Is it lawful to give tribute unto Caesar, or not? But Jesus perceived their wickedness, and said, Why tempt ye me, ye hypocrites? Shew me the tribute money. And they brought unto him a penny. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? 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 13:11 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 28:1 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 15:1-2 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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Leviticus 25:35-37 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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Exodus 22:25 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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Exodus 22:14 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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Hebrews 13:5 KJV

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.

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James 2:8 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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Romans 4:5 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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Matthew 6:33 KJV

But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.

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Matthew 6:31-33 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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Ephesians 2:8-9 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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Romans 13:8-10 KJV

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.

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Romans 3:23 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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Luke 6:38 KJV

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

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1 John 3:4 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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Philippians 4:19 KJV

Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.

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Philippians 4:11-13 KJV

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

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Galatians 5:14 KJV

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased, and I know how to abound: every where and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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1 Corinthians 16:2 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 12:8 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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Romans 12:1-2 KJV

Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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John 6:12 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

When they were filled, he said unto his disciples, Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing be lost.

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Luke 16:10 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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Matthew 22:39 KJV

He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.

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Matthew 22:21 KJV

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

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Matthew 6:12 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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Matthew 6:9-13 KJV

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

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Matthew 5:23-24 KJV

After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.

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Proverbs 28:8 KJV

Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath ought against thee; Leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way; first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.

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Proverbs 27:23 KJV

He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

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Proverbs 27:12 KJV

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

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Proverbs 22:16 KJV

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

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Proverbs 6:6-8 KJV

He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.

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Proverbs 3:28 KJV

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

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Psalms 112:5 KJV

Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.

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Psalms 37:26 KJV

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

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Psalms 15:5 KJV

He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.

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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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Deuteronomy 28:43-45 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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Deuteronomy 24:6 KJV

The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low. He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail. Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee:

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Deuteronomy 23:19-20 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 15:8 KJV

Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury: Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

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Leviticus 19:13 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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Leviticus 19:11 KJV

Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

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1 Thessalonians 4:12 KJV

Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

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Matthew 7:12 KJV

That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.

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Exodus 22:25-27 KJV

Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.

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Ephesians 4:28 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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1 Peter 3:18 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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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:

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2 Corinthians 9:7 KJV

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

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1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV

Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

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Titus 3:5 KJV

Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.

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Ephesians 2:8 KJV

Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

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