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Credit
Creditor
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Credit, Creditor
Credit, Creditor. Acknowledgment of payment on a debt incurred through goods or services sold on trust, and the one who operates the business of selling on credit. The Mosaic Law regulated credit and creditors (Dt 23:19, 20).See Money and Banking; Trades and Occupations (Banker).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Credit
Credit “Credit” occurs as a verb only in Lev. 7:18, where Heb. ḥāšaḇ means “reckon” or “attribute” (AV “imputed”; NEB “counted to his credit”). In the NT the noun is used in the general sense of approbation, as Gk. kléos (1 Pet. 2:20; AV “glory”) and cháris (Lk. 6:32–34; AV “thank”), which is
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Credit, Creditor
CREDIT, CREDITOR Acknowledgment of payment on a debt incurred through goods or services sold on trust, and the one who operates the business of selling on credit. The Mosaic law regulated credit and creditors (Dt 23:19–20).See also Banker, Banking; Debt.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CREDIT
CREDIT<kred’-it> ([πιστεύειν, pisteuein]; 1 Macc 10:46 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) “gave no credence”; The Wisdom of Solomon 18:6 the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American) “trusted”; 1 Macc 1:30 the King James Version, the Revised
Compton’s Encyclopedia
credit
creditBuy now, pay later: that is the attraction of buying on credit. In a credit transaction goods, money, or services are given to the buyer in exchange for the promise to pay in the future not only the full cost of the goods, money, or services but also an extra charge—called interest—for the privilege
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Credit, Creditor
CREDIT, CREDITOR The biblical attitude toward borrowing is summarized in Prov. 22:7, which declares that to be a borrower is tantamount to being a lender’s slave. Paul taught that it is better to owe no one anything (Rom. 13:8). Nevertheless, the Bible recognizes that some loans are necessary and so
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Credit
credit. There is no technical term for “credit” in the commercial sense in either OT or NT, yet both include terms for “creditor” in the sense of one who has lent money or goods to a debtor. For example, the participle of the Hebrew verb nāšāʾ H5957 (“to lend”) can be rendered “creditor” or “moneylender.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Credit
CREDIT, kred′it (πιστεύειν, pisteúein; 1 Macc 10:46 AV, RV “gave no credence”; Wisd 18:6 AV, RV “trusted”; 1 Macc 1:30 AV, RV “credence”): In the modern commercial sense the noun “credit” does not occur in the canonical Scriptures or in the Apoc.