Borrowing in the Bible
General scriptures concerning
- Exodus 22:14-15 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. 15 But if the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good: if it be an hired thing, it came for his hire.
- Nehemiah 5:1-13 And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews. 2 For there were that said, We, our sons, and our daughters, are many: therefore we take up corn for them, that we may eat, and live. 3 Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth. 4 There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards. ...
- Psalm 37:21 The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
- Proverbs 22:7 The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.
- Matthew 5:42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for BORROWING.
Israelites from the Egyptians
- Exodus 3:22 But every woman shall borrow of her neighbour, and of her that sojourneth in her house, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: and ye shall put them upon your sons, and upon your daughters; and ye shall spoil the Egyptians.
- Exodus 11:2 Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.
- Exodus 12:35 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment:
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Borrowing.