Usury: The Real Reason The World Is Un-sustainable
If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.
Exodus 22:24-26 (in Context) Exodus 22 (Whole Chapter)
Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear thy God; that thy brother may live with thee.
Leviticus 25:35-37 (in Context) Leviticus 25 (Whole Chapter)
Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.
Leviticus 25:36-38 (in Context) Leviticus 25 (Whole Chapter)
Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury:
Deuteronomy 23:18-20 (in Context) Deuteronomy 23 (Whole Chapter)
Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.
Deuteronomy 23:19-21 (in Context) Deuteronomy 23 (Whole Chapter)
Then I consulted with myself, and I rebuked the nobles, and the rulers, and said unto them, Ye exact usury, every one of his brother. And I set a great assembly against them.
Nehemiah 5:6-8 (in Context) Nehemiah 5 (Whole Chapter)
I likewise, and my brethren, and my servants, might exact of them money and corn: I pray you, let us leave off this usury.
Nehemiah 5:9-11 (in Context) Nehemiah 5 (Whole Chapter)
He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.
Psalm 15:4-5 (in Context) Psalm 15 (Whole Chapter)
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Proverbs 28:7-9 (in Context) Proverbs 28 (Whole Chapter)
And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him.
Isaiah 24:1-3 (in Context) Isaiah 24 (Whole Chapter)
FUNNY HOW THE NEWER VERSIONS OF THE BIBLE LEAVE OUT THE WORD ENTIRELY. BUT DONT BELIEVE ME - SEARCH IT YOURSELF - http://www.biblegateway.com
HERE ARE A FEW EQUATIONS ON MONEY YOU MAY WANT TO READ AND RE-READ FOR IT TO FINALLY SINK IN, AND THEN OF COURSE THERE IS THE ISSUE OF MONEY....BUT IT IS MUCH MUCH MUCh WORSE THAN JUST USURY. WHEN YOU KNOW, YOU KNOW THAT INTEREST (USURY) IS REALLY THEFT.