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Ransom, through French "rancon" and Latin "redemption' the price demanded or paid for the deliverance of captive or slave, or for the recovery of captured goods; the consideration for which punishment is remitted or restraint removed.

“No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.”
Matthew 6:24