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« Urim and Thummin Usury or Interest Vail or Veil »

Usury or Interest

The lending of money or other property for increase — Le 25:37.

Those enriched by unlawful, not allowed to enjoy their gain — Ps 28:8.

The curse attending the giving or receiving of unlawful, alluded to — Jer 15:10.

The Jews

Forbidden to take, from brethren. — De 23:19.

Forbidden to take, from brethren specially when poor. — Ex 22:25; Le 25:35-37.

Often guilty of taking. — Ne 5:6,7; Eze 22:12.

Required to restore. — Ne 5:9-13.

Allowed to take, from strangers. — De 23:20.

True and faithful Israelites never took, from their brethren — Ps 15:5; Eze 18:8,9.

Judgments denounced against those who exacted unlawful — Isa 24:1,2; Eze 18:13.

Illustrative of the improvement of talents received from God — Mt 25:27; Lu 19:23.

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