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Creditor
Creditors • Moneylender
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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).
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.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Moneylender
MONEYLENDER — one whose business is lending money at interest (Ex. 22:25; creditor, NRSV, NASB; usurer, KJV). The Hebrew word translated as “moneylender” has the root meaning of “one who exacts” (Lev. 25:35–38; Prov. 28:8; Jer. 15:10).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CREDITOR
CREDITOR<kred’-i-ter>a. [נשֶׁה‎, nosheh], participle of [נָשָׁה‎, nashah]: Exodus 22:24 (English translation: 25); 2 Kings 4:1; Isaiah 50:1; translated “extortioner,” Psalm 109:11; “taker of usury,” Isaiah 24:2 the King James Version;b. [מַלְוֶה‎, malweh], participle of [לָוָה‎, lawah],
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 International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Creditor
CREDITOR, kred′i-tẽr ([a] נשֶׁה‎, nōsheh, participle of נָשָׁה‎, nāshāh: Ex 22:24 [ET 25]; 2 K 4:1; Isa 50:1; trd “extortioner,” Ps 109:11; “taker of usury,” Isa 24:2 AV; [b] מַלְוֶה‎, malweh, participle of לָוָה‎, lāwāh, Isa 24:2 RV, AV “lender”; [c] בַּעַל מַשֵּׁה יָדוֹ‎, ba‛al mashshēh yādhō:
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