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Exchanger

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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(τραπεζίτης, so called from the table used for holding; the coin (See CHANGER OF MONEY) ), a broker or banker (i.e., bench-man) (See BANK), one who exchanged money, and also received money on deposit at interest, in order to loan it out to others at a higher rate (Matthew 25:27). (See Smith's Dict. of Class. Ant. s.v. Mensarii.) (See MONEY- CHANGER); (See LOAN).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Exchanger'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​e/exchanger.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
 
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