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ANF05. Fathers of the Third Century: Hippolytus, Cyprian, Caius, Novatian, Appendix
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48.  That we must not take usury.

In the thirteenth Psalm:44294429    The Oxford edition has “the fourteenth.” [Elucidation XIII.] “He that hath not given his money upon usury, and has not received gifts concerning the innocent. He who doeth these things shall not be moved for ever.”44304430    Ps. xv. 6. Also in Ezekiel: “But the man who will be righteous, shall not oppress a man, and shall return the pledge of the debtor, and shall not commit rapine, and shall give his bread to the hungry, and shall cover the naked, and shall not give his money for usury.”44314431    Ezek. xviii. 7, 8. Also in Deuteronomy: “Thou shalt not lend to thy brother with usury of money, and with usury of victuals.”44324432    Deut. xxiii. 19.


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