The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.
Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
The wicked borrows but does not pay back, but the righteous is generous and gives;
Pay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed.
Be not one of those who give pledges, who put up security for debts. If you have nothing with which to pay, why should your bed be taken from under you?
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?
1 Timothy 5:8
But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children, but the sinner's wealth is laid up for the righteous.
Be not one of those who give pledges, who put up security for debts.
If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches?
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
The Lord will open to you his good treasury, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hands. And you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him. If ever you take your neighbor's cloak in pledge, you shall return it to him before the sun goes down, for that is his only covering, and it is his cloak for his body; in what else shall he sleep? And if he cries to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.
One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.
Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.
Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.
Precious treasure and oil are in a wise man's dwelling, but a foolish man devours it.
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
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