This is also why you pay taxes,1 for the authorities are God's servants, who give their full time to governing.
Give everyone what you owe him: If you owe taxes, pay taxes;2 if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor.
Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law.39
The commandments, "Do not commit adultery," "Do not murder," "Do not steal," "Do not covet,"a4 and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up5 in this one rule: "Love your neighbor as yourself."b610
Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.7