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Romans 13:8 — Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Proverbs 22:7 — The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower is servant to the lender.

Deuteronomy 28:15 — “But it shall come to pass, if you do not obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments and His statutes which I command you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you:

Deuteronomy 28:43-44 — “The alien who is among you shall rise higher and higher above you, and you shall come down lower and lower. He shall lend to you, but you shall not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.

Proverbs 22:26-27 — Do not be one of those who shakes hands in a pledge, One of those who is surety for debts; If you have nothing with which to pay, Why should he take away your bed from under you?

Proverbs 17:18 — A man devoid of understanding shakes hands in a pledge, And becomes surety for his friend.

Proverbs 6:1-5 — My son, if you become surety for your friend, If you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger, You are snared by the words of your mouth; You are taken by the words of your mouth. So do this, my son, and deliver yourself; For you have come into the hand of your friend: Go and humble yourself; Plead with your friend. Give no sleep to your eyes, Nor slumber to your eyelids. Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, And like a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Psalm 37:21 — The wicked borrows and does not repay, But the righteous shows mercy and gives.

Unless noted otherwise, all Scripture verses are from The New King James Version. 1996, ©1982. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.