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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Usury or Interest

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  • The lending of money or other property for increase
    Leviticus 25:37

  • Those enriched by unlawful, not allowed to enjoy their gain
    Proverbs 28:8

  • The curse attending the giving or receiving of unlawful, Alluded to
    Jeremiah 15:10

    • Forbidden to take, from brethren
      Deuteronomy 23:19
    • Forbidden to take, from brethren specially when poor
      Exodus 22:25 ; Leviticus 25:35-37
    • Often guilty of taking
      Nehemiah 5:6,7 ; Ezekiel 22:12
    • Required to restore
      Nehemiah 5:9-13
    • Allowed to take, from strangers
      Deuteronomy 23:20

  • True and faithful Israelites never took, from their brethren
    Psalm 15:5 ; Ezekiel 18:8,9

  • Judgments denounced against those who exacted unlawful
    Isaiah 24:1,2 ; Ezekiel 18:13

  • Illustrative of the improvement of talents received from God
    Matthew 25:27 ; Luke 19:23

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Usury or Interest'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. 1897.

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