|Overview - Nehemiah 5|
|1||The Jews complain of their debt, mortgage, and bondage.|
|6||Nehemiah rebukes the usurers, and causes them to make a covenant of restitution.|
|14||He forbears his own allowance, and keeps hospitality.|
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.