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92 Bible Verses About Paying Your Debts

Here are 92 Bible verses about paying your 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 13:7 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 13:8 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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Proverbs 22:7 KJV

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

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Ecclesiastes 5:5 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 6:9 KJV

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

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Romans 13:7-8 KJV

But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

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Acts 20:35 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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Titus 3:5 KJV

I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

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1 Timothy 6:10 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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Matthew 22:17-21 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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Matthew 6:33 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 22:26-27 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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1 John 2:15-17 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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Colossians 3:23 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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2 Corinthians 9:6 KJV

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

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Romans 6:23 KJV

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.

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Acts 20:33-35 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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Luke 6:38 KJV

I have coveted no man’s silver, or gold, or apparel. Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me. I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.

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Matthew 23:23 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 3:27-28 KJV

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

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Matthew 6:24 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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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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Isaiah 55:11 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 5:8 KJV

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.

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Matthew 10:1 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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Malachi 3:10 KJV

And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.

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Proverbs 17:18 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 11:15 KJV

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

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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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Ephesians 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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Ephesians 2:8-9 KJV

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

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Romans 12:1 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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Deuteronomy 28:12 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.

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James 5:4 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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Romans 5:8 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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Romans 5:1 KJV

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

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Acts 2:41 KJV

Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

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John 10:10 KJV

Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.

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Mark 7:9-13 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 22:16 KJV

And he said unto them, Full well ye reject the commandment of God, that ye may keep your own tradition. For Moses said, Honour thy father and thy mother; and, Whoso curseth father or mother, let him die the death: But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; he shall be free. And ye suffer him no more to do ought for his father or his mother; Making the word of God of none effect through your tradition, which ye have delivered: and many such like things do ye.

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Nehemiah 10:38 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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2 Corinthians 9:7 KJV

And the priest the son of Aaron shall be with the Levites, when the Levites take tithes: and the Levites shall bring up the tithe of the tithes unto the house of our God, to the chambers, into the treasure house.

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Romans 3:23 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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John 8:58 KJV

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

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John 6:12 KJV

Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.

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Luke 14:28 KJV

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

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Matthew 6:12 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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Proverbs 13:11 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 15:6 KJV

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

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Exodus 22:25 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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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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James 4:13-15 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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1 Corinthians 13:3 KJV

Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

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John 14:6 KJV

And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.

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John 8:19 KJV

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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Luke 6:30 KJV

Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also.

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Mark 11:23 KJV

Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.

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Proverbs 27:12 KJV

For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

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Proverbs 22:19 KJV

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

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Proverbs 21:20 KJV

That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.

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Proverbs 21:5 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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Proverbs 3:27 KJV

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

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Psalms 24:1 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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2 Kings 4:7 KJV

The earth is the LORD’S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.

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Deuteronomy 28:1 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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Exodus 20:5 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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Genesis 14:18-20 KJV

Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;

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1 John 3:4 KJV

And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God. And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth: And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.

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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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Ephesians 4:28 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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Galatians 5:14 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 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 13:5-7 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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Acts 4:35 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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John 14:12 KJV

And laid them down at the apostles’ feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

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Luke 6:35 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 6:34-35 KJV

But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

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Luke 6:34 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. But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.

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Matthew 25:27 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 22:39 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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Matthew 22:21 KJV

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

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Matthew 10:24 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 6:31-33 KJV

The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord.

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Proverbs 28:8 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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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 11:24-25 KJV

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

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Proverbs 6:6-8 KJV

There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty. The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 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

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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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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Deuteronomy 28:43-45 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 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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