The Bible does not specifically mention the consequences of not paying off one's national debt, but it does provide some general principles about managing finances responsibly.
In Proverbs 22:7, for example, it says that "the borrower is slave to the lender." This suggests that failing to pay back a loan can lead to Servitude or Bondage.
In addition, Deuteronomy 15:6-8 instructs us to “open our hand wide to our brother” when it comes to lending money.
* This emphasizes the importance of being generous and willing to help those who are in need, including paying back debts in a timely fashion.
Finally, several passages throughout Proverbs caution against taking on more debt than one can afford to pay off, suggesting that it is important to live within our means and plan.
All these principles suggest the importance of responsibly managing financial obligations, including paying off national debt in a timely manner. Failing to do so can lead to significant consequences not only for oneself, but also for future generations.
Therefore, it is essential that we heed the teachings of these passages and strive to live in accordance with God's principles. It is only through living responsibly that we can ensure a brighter future for ourselves and our children.