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  • Defined
  • Illustrative of: God`s claim upon men.
  • Illustrative of: The demands of the law.
  • Might demand: Bills or promissory notes.
  • Might demand: Mortgages on property.
  • Might demand: Pledges.
  • Might demand: Security of others.
  • Might take interest from strangers
  • Often cruel in exacting debts
  • Often exacted debts: By imprisonment.
  • Often exacted debts: By selling the debtor or taking him for a servant.
  • Often exacted debts: By selling the debtor`s family.
  • Often exacted debts: By selling the debtor`s property.
  • Often exacted debts: From the sureties.
  • Prohibited from: Exacting debts from brethren during sabbatical year.
  • Prohibited from: Exacting usury from brethren.
  • Prohibited from: Taking millstones in pledge.
  • Prohibited from: Violently selecting pledges.
  • Sometimes entirely remitted debts
  • To return before sunset, garments taken in pledge
  • Were often defrauded

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