Nehemiah 5:4

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

the king's tribute
9:37 Deuteronomy 28:47 Deuteronomy 28:48 ; Joshua 16:10 ; 1 Kings 9:21 ; Ezra 4:13 Ezra 4:20