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Nehemiah 5:3
Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A conveyance of property, upon condition, as security for the payment of a debt or the performance of a duty, and to become void upon payment or performance according to the stipulated terms; also, the written instrument by which the conveyance is made.

2. (n.) State of being pledged; as, lands given in mortgage.

3. (v. t.) To grant or convey, as property, for the security of a debt, or other engagement, upon a condition that if the debt or engagement shall be discharged according to the contract, the conveyance shall be void, otherwise to become absolute, subject, however, to the right of redemption.

4. (v. t.) Hence: To pledge, either literally or figuratively; to make subject to a claim or obligation.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

mor'-gaj (arabh): To give or be security as a part of bartering, give pledges, become surety. In time of great need for food, "Some also there were that said, We are mortgaging (the King James Version "have mortgaged") our fields," etc. (Nehemiah 5:3).


Strong's Hebrew
6148. arab -- to take on pledge, give in pledge, exchange
... engage, intermeddle with, mingle self, mortgage, occupy, give pledges,.
A primitive root; to braid, ie Intermix; technically, to ...
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Prayers Answered
loan was due at the bank; a mortgage on his property, as well as large notes. ...
// wonders of prayer/prayers answered.htm

Job's Sure Knowledge
... kin, in the process of vindicating his poor Kinsman, was accustomed to redeem him
from bondage, or to redeem any part of his estate that might be under mortgage ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 50 1904/jobs sure knowledge.htm

The Unjust Steward - Dives and Lazarus - Jewish Agricultural Notes ...
... In fact, it was a kind of mortgage; all sale of property being, as with us, subject
to such a mortgage, [4589] which bore the name Acharayuth (probably ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter xviii the unjust steward.htm

Christ the Mediator of the Covenant
... The Hebrew word for Redeemer signifies such a one as is near akin, and has right
to redeem a mortgage; so Christ is near of kin to us, being our elder brother ...
// body of divinity/2 christ the mediator of.htm

Martin Rinkart
... were Rinkart's own losses and charities that he had the utmost difficulty in finding
bread and clothes for his children, and was forced to mortgage his future ...
/.../winkworth/christian singers of germany/martin rinkart.htm

Leadership for Service
... his power by playing for popularity by means of spectacular, miraculous display;
third, he must not win his leadership by methods that would mortgage him to ...
/.../the social principles of jesus/chapter vii leadership for service.htm

Close of the Colonial Era --The German Churches --The Beginnings ...
... of the charms and riches of America, decoying multitudes of ignorant persons to
risk everything on these representations, and to mortgage themselves into a ...
/.../bacon/a history of american christianity/chapter xii close of the.htm

The Sleeping Apostle
... not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.' So, aware of our own weakness,
and the flutterings of our own hearts, let us not mortgage the future, nor ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/the sleeping apostle.htm

Of Atheistical Discourse.
... Indeed tis to be feared he will at last prove the master wit, when as for those
little loans he made to them, he gets their souls in mortgage. ...
/.../allestree/the government of the tongue/section iii of atheistical discourse.htm

On Sleeping in Church
... and restitution"you talk to the deaf; his heart and soul, with all his senses, are
got among his bags, or he is gravely asleep and dreaming of a mortgage. ...
/.../swift/three sermons three prayers/on sleeping in church.htm

... made. 2. (n.) State of being pledged; as, lands given in mortgage. 3. (vt ... obligation.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MORTGAGE. mor'-gaj ...
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Morter (7 Occurrences)

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Redeem (56 Occurrences)
... repurchase. 2. (vt) To recall, as an estate, or to regain, as mortgaged property,
by paying what may be due by force of the mortgage. 3 ...
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Equitable (2 Occurrences)
... available or effective in a court of equity, or upon principles of equity jurisprudence;
as, an equitable estate; equitable assets, assignment, mortgage, etc. ...
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Execute (83 Occurrences)
... instrument; to perform what is required to give validity to, as by signing and perhaps
sealing and delivering; as, to execute a deed, lease, mortgage, will, etc ...
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Dip (17 Occurrences)
... out water. 6. (vt) To engage as a pledge; to mortgage. 7. (vi) To immerse
one's self; to become plunged in a liquid; to sink. 8. (vi ...
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Mortgaged (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Mortgage. Multi-Version Concordance
Mortgaged (1 Occurrence). Nehemiah 5:3 Some also there ...
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Bond (32 Occurrences)
... 10. (vt) To place under the conditions of a bond; to mortgage; to secure the payment
of the duties on (goods or merchandise) by giving a bond. 11. ...
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Cover (254 Occurrences)
... 8. (vt) To extend over; to be sufficient for; to comprehend, include, or embrace;
to account for or solve; to counterbalance; as, a mortgage which fully covers ...
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Carry (246 Occurrences)
... of holding or having, as stocks, merchandise, etc., from one time to another; as,
a merchant is carrying a large stock; a farm carries a mortgage; a broker ...
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