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Bible Verses about Debt

God bless you, this time we present a list of Bible Verses on Debt. Through the Holy Scriptures we will try to answer questions such as: What does the bible say about lending money? How to pay debts biblically? Is not paying debts a sin? We are sure that these biblical texts will help you.

Bible Verses on Debt

Psalm 37:21

The wicked borrow and do not repay,
but the righteous give generously.

Romans 13:8

Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.

Romans 13:7

Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.

Luke 6:30

Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.

Luke 14:28

Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?

Deuteronomy 15:6

For the Lord your God will bless you as he has promised, and you will lend to many nations but will borrow from none. You will rule over many nations but none will rule over you.

Proverbs 22:7

The rich rule over the poor,
and the borrower is slave to the lender.

Proverbs 13:11

Dishonest money dwindles away,
but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.

Matthew 6:12

And forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.

Proverbs 3:27

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due,
when it is in your power to act.

Hebrews 13:5

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”

Matthew 6:24

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.

Borrowing and not paying is not seen well in the Bible, we have also learned that lending money with interest is not correct when it is done in an exaggerated way. We have also read how to get out of debt according to the word of God. Let’s avoid those phrases like «Christian bad pay», let’s not leave the kingdom of God in a bad way, he wants to free you from debt but do not blame him for not managing your finances correctly.