moneylending

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: the act or occupation of lending money at interest

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monˈeylending noun
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Main Entry:money

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  • MONEYLENDING — The Religious Context BIBLICAL PERIOD Deuteronomy 23:20–21 states: You shall not lend on interest to your brother, interest of food or money or anything on which interest can be charged. You may charge interest to a foreigner, but not to your… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • moneylending — noun The action of lending money. See Also: moneylender …   Wiktionary

  • financial services —    moneylending    The language of those especially who offer costly credit to the relatively poor. It should mean no more than accounting or banking …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • ECONOMIC HISTORY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: first temple period exile and restoration second temple period talmudic era muslim middle ages medieval christendom economic doctrines early modern period sephardim and ashkenazim… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • BANKING AND BANKERS — Antiquity There is little likelihood that financial transactions played a prominent role in the pre Exilic epoch in Ereẓ Israel; according to the ethos of Jewish society, then founded on a pronounced agrarian structure, lending was part of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GERMANY — GERMANY, country in north central Europe. The Talmud and the Midrash use Germania (or Germamia ) as a designation for northern European countries, and also refer to the military prowess of these peoples and to the threat they posed to the Roman… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • USURY — Biblical Law SOURCES If thou lend money to any of My people, even to the poor with thee, thou shalt not be to him as a creditor (nosheh), neither shall ye lay upon him interest (Ex. 22:24). And if thy brother be waxen poor and his means fail with …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • VENICE — VENICE, city in N. Italy. The Medieval Community Although some individual Jews had passed through Venice in the Middle Ages, legislation enacted in 1382 allowing moneylending in the city for the following five years marked the start Plan of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • History of banking — The first banks were the merchants of the ancient world that made loans to farmers and traders that carried goods between cities. The first records of such activity dates back to around 2000 BC in Assyria and Babylonia. Later, in ancient Greece… …   Wikipedia

  • THE MIDDLE AGES — …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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