5 d“When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, and ebring happiness to his wife whom he has taken.
6 “No man shall take the lower or the upper millstone in pledge, for he takes 3one’s living in pledge.
7 “If a man is ffound 4kidnapping any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and mistreats him or sells him, then that kidnapper shall die; gand you shall put away the evil from among you.
8 “Take heed in han outbreak of leprosy, that you carefully observe and do according to all that the priests, the Levites, shall teach you; just as I commanded them, so you shall be careful to do. 9 iRemember what the Lord your God did jto Miriam on the way when you came out of Egypt!
10 “When you klend your brother anything, you shall not go into his house to get his pledge. 11 You shall stand outside, and the man to whom you lend shall bring the pledge out to you. 12 And if the man is poor, you shall not 5keep his pledge overnight. 13 lYou shall in any case return the pledge to him again when the sun goes down, that he may sleep in his own garment and mbless you; and nit shall be righteousness to you before the Lord your God.
14 “You shall not ooppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether one of your brethren or one of the aliens who is in your land within your gates. 15 Each day pyou shall give him his wages, and not let the sun go down on it, for he is poor and has set his heart on it; qlest he cry out against you to the Lord, and it be sin to you.
16 r“Fathers shall not be put to death for their children, nor shall children be put to death for their fathers; a person shall be put to death for his own sin.
17 s“You shall not pervert justice due the stranger or the fatherless, tnor take a widow’s garment as a pledge. 18 But uyou shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and the Lord your God redeemed you from there; therefore I command you to do this thing.
19 v“When you reap your harvest in your field, and forget a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be for the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that the Lord your God may wbless you in all the work of your hands. 20 When you beat your olive trees, you shall not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. 21 When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you shall not glean it afterward; it shall be for the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow. 22 And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt; therefore I command you to do this thing.
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