|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 5:4 (King James Version)
There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's tribute, and that upon our lands and vineyards.