Creditor

kred’-i-ter:

(a) nosheh, participle of nashah: Ex 22:24 (English translation: 25); 2Ki 4:1; Isa 50:1; translated "extortioner," Ps 109:11; "taker of usury," Isa 24:2 the King James Version;

(b) malweh, participle of lawah, Isa 24:2 the Revised Version (British and American), the King James Version "lender";

(c) ba`al mashsheh yadho: "lord of the loan of his hand," De 15:2;

(d) danistes: Lu 7:41, "creditor" the King James Version, "lender" the Revised Version (British and American); compare further danistos, Sirach 29:28, "lender" the King James Version, "money-lender" the Revised Version (British and American):


See also DEBT.

Walter R. Betteridge