Borrowing and Lending
Asking for or offering money or goods for temporary use.
Key passages
Dt 15:6–11

When Yahweh your God has blessed you, just as he promised to you, then you will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow from them, and you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you. If there is a poor person among you from among one of your brothers in one of your towns …

Pr 22:7

The rich will rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave of the lender.

Mt 5:42

Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.

Mk 11:1–3

And when they came near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into the village before you, and right away as you enter into it you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring …

Lk 6:35

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend expecting back nothing, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.