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Deuteronomy 24:6


One must not take either lower or upper millstones as security on a loan, for that is like taking a life itself as security. 1 


Ge 44:30; Ex 22:26,27; De 20:19; Lu 12:15; Re 18:22

NET © Notes

sn Taking millstones as security on a loan would amount to taking the owner’s own life in pledge, since the millstones were the owner’s means of earning a living and supporting his family.

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