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Morrish Bible Dictionary
The taking of articles as security for loans, etc. was very early practised, and restrictions were given in the law that no unfair advantage should be taken thereby. Exodus 22:26; Deuteronomy 24:10-17; Job 22:6; Job 24:3,9; Amos 2:8 . In 2 Kings 18:23 and Isaiah 36:8 the sense is 'to make an engagement or treaty.'
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Pledge'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/p/pledge.html. 1897.
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34