Exaction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of demanding with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a levying by force; a driving to compliance; as, the exaction to tribute or of obedience; hence, extortion.

2. (n.) That which is exacted; a severe tribute; a fee, reward, or contribution, demanded or levied with severity or injustice.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EXACTION

eg-zak'-shun:

(1) mashsha' (Nehemiah 10:31), a demand for money lent on pledge, which the Jews agreed to forego in the seventh year;

(2) gerushah (Ezekiel 45:9, "your exactions," the Revised Version, margin "expulsions"), eviction from house and home.

Strong's Hebrew
4855. mashsha -- lending on interest, usury
... usury. Word Origin from nasha Definition lending on interest, usury NASB
Word Usage exaction (1), usury (2). exaction, usury. From ...
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1646. gerushah -- expulsion, violence
... exaction. Feminine passive participle of garash; (abstractly) dispossession -- exaction.
see HEBREW garash. 1645, 1646. gerushah or gerushah. 1647 . ...
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Library

Exaction of Tribute in Antioch, and Demolition of the Statues of ...
... Book VII. Chapter XXIII."Exaction of Tribute in Antioch, and Demolition of the Statues
of the Emperor. Embassy headed by Flavian the Chief Priest. ...
/.../chapter xxiii exaction of tribute in.htm

That the Vows of those in Holy Orders and of Monks, and of Nuns ...
... The Sixth Ecumenical Council. Canon XIX. That the vows of those in holy orders and
of monks, and of nuns are to be made without the exaction of gifts. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon xix that the vows.htm

Letter Lxxxviii. Without Address on the Subject of the Exaction of ...
... TOU AGIOU BAChILEIOU PERI TOU PNEUMATOCh BIBLION. Letter LXXXVIII. Without
address on the subject of the exaction of taxes. Your ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter lxxxviii without address on.htm

The Sixth Clause.
... a figure of guilt; because it is equally due to the sentence of judgment, and is
exacted by it: nor does it evade the justice of exaction, unless the exaction ...
//christianbookshelf.org/tertullian/on prayer/chapter vii the sixth clause.htm

Letter Xcviii. To Eusebius, Bishop of Samosata.
... nothing about Palmatius, and supposes that by "persecutions" are meant not persecutions
in the ecclesiastical sense, but severities in the exaction of tribute. ...
/.../basil/basil letters and select works/letter xcviii to eusebius bishop.htm

Epistle Xliv. To Peter, Subdeacon of Sicily.
... We have also ascertained that on some estates [1347] of the Church a most unjust
exaction is practised, in that three and a half [modii] in seventy are ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle xliv to peter subdeacon.htm

The Sermon on the Mount.
... God knows only complete forgiveness or complete exaction. ... A literal exaction of the
demands of this precept would turn the church into a hospital. ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xlii the sermon on the 4.htm

Preface to the Benedictine Edition.
... cause of this great sedition was, according to the testimony of Zosimus, excess
of taxation, which was daily inventing new imposts; an exaction required either ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/preface to the benedictine edition.htm

St. Gregory the Great.
... From the time of Narses, during all the two hundred years of Lombard assault and
Byzantine neglect and exaction, the Pope alone, watchful and unceasingly active ...
/.../allies/the formation of christendom volume vi/chapter v st gregory the.htm

Full Redemption
... subjected hem to the most rigorous tasks; they worked under the whip continually,
and had to make bricks without straw, the hardest possible exaction that even ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 6 1860/full redemption.htm

Thesaurus
Exaction (2 Occurrences)
... with authority, and compelling to pay or yield; compulsion to give or furnish; a
levying by force; a driving to compliance; as, the exaction to tribute or of ...
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Exact (31 Occurrences)
... to compel to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward when none
is due; -- followed by from or of before the one subjected to exaction; as, to ...
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Exacting (5 Occurrences)

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Neighbor (123 Occurrences)
... Conduct which was prohibited between fellow-Jews was permitted toward a foreigner,
eg the exaction of interest (Deuteronomy 23:19, 20). ...
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Usury (17 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. USURY. u'-zhu-ri: 1. In the Old Testament: The
Hebrew law concerning exaction of interest upon loans was very humane. ...
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Loan (9 Occurrences)
... Yet the exaction of it from a Hebrew was regarded as discreditable (Psalm 15:5;
Proverbs 6:1, 4; 11:15; 17:18; 20:16; 27:13; Jeremiah 15:10). ...
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Lending (4 Occurrences)
... Nehemiah 5:10 And I likewise, my brethren and my servants, have lent them money
and corn. I pray you, let us leave off this exaction. (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Wares (23 Occurrences)
... the Sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy of them on the Sabbath, or on a holy
day; and that we would forego the seventh year, and the exaction of every ...
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Imposition (3 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) An excessive, arbitrary, or unlawful exaction; hence, a trick or deception
put on laid on others; cheating; fraud; delusion; imposture. ...
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Forgo (1 Occurrence)
... the sabbath day to sell, that we would not buy of them on the sabbath, or on a holy
day; and that we would forego the seventh year, and the exaction of every ...
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