« Creation Creditors Daily Sacrifice, The »

Creditors

Defined — Phm 1:18.

Might demand

Pledges. — De 24:10,11; Pr 22:27.

Security of others. — Pr 6:1; 22:26.

Mortgages on property. — Ne 5:3.

Bills or promissory notes. — Lu 16:6,7.

To return before sunset, garments taken in pledge — Ex 22:26,27; De 24:12,13; Eze 18:7,12.

Prohibited from

Taking millstones in pledge. — De 24:6.

Violently selecting pledges. — De 24:10.

Exacting usury from brethren. — Ex 22:25; Le 25:36,37.

Exacting debts from brethren during sabbatical year. — De 15:2,3.

Might take interest from strangers — De 23:20.

Sometimes entirely remitted debts — Ne 5:10-12; Mt 18:27; Lu 7:42.

Often cruel in exacting debts — Ne 5:7-9; Job 24:3-9; Mt 18:28-30.

Often exacted debts

By selling the debtor or taking him for a servant. — Mt 18:25; Ex 21:2.

By selling the debtor’s property. — Mt 18:25.

By selling the debtor’s family. — 2Ki 4:1; Job 24:9; Mt 18:25.

By imprisonment. — Mt 5:25,26; 18:34.

From the sureties. — Pr 11:15; 22:26,27.

Were often defrauded — 1Sa 22:2; Lu 16:5-7.

Illustrative of

God’s claim upon men. — Mt 5:25,26; 18:23,25; Lu 7:41,47.

The demands of the law. — Ga 5:3.

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