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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Creditors

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  • Defined
    Philippians 1:18

  • MIGHT DEMAND
    • Pledges
      Deuteronomy 24:10,11 ; Proverbs 22:27
    • Security of others
      Proverbs 6:1 ; 22:26
    • Mortgages on property
      Nehemiah 5:3
    • Bills or promissory notes
      Luke 16:6,7

  • To return before sunset, garments taken in pledge
    Exodus 22:26,27 ; Deuteronomy 24:12,13 ; Ezekiel 18:7,12

  • PROHIBITED FROM
    • Taking millstones in pledge
      Deuteronomy 24:6
    • Violently selecting pledges
      Deuteronomy 24:10
    • Exacting usury from brethren
      Exodus 22:25 ; Leviticus 25:36,37
    • Exacting debts from brethren during sabbatical year
      Deuteronomy 15:2,3

  • Might take interest from strangers
    Deuteronomy 23:20

  • Sometimes entirely remitted debts
    Nehemiah 5:10-12 ; Matthew 18:27 ; Luke 7:42

  • Often cruel in exacting debts
    Nehemiah 5:7-9 ; Job 24:3-9 ; Matthew 18:28-30

  • OFTEN EXACTED DEBTS
    • By selling the debtor or taking him for a servant
      Matthew 18:25 ; Exodus 21:2
    • By selling the debtor's property
      Matthew 18:25
    • By selling the debtor's family
      2 Kings 4:1 ; Job 24:9 ; Matthew 18:25
    • By imprisonment
      Matthew 5:25,26 ; 18:34
    • From the sureties
      Proverbs 11:15 ; 22:26,27

  • Were often defrauded
    1 Samuel 22:2 ; Luke 16:5-7

  • ILLUSTRATIVE OF
    • God's claim upon men
      Matthew 5:25,26 ; 18:23,25 ; Luke 7:41,47
    • The demands of the law
      Galatians 5:3

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Creditors'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/ttt/c/creditors.html. 1897.

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