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Nehemiah 5:3

Overview - Nehemiah 5
The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage.
Nehemiah rebukes the usurers, and causes them to make a covenant of restitution.
14 He forbears his own allowance, and keeps hospitality.
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Nehemiah 5:3  (King James Version)
Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth.
 


mortgaged
Genesis 47:15-25 ; Leviticus 25:35-39 ; Deuteronomy 15:7

because
Malachi 3:8-11
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