and do not show favoritism1 to a poor man in his lawsuit.
"If you come across your enemy's2 ox or donkey wandering off, be sure to take it back to him.35
If you see the donkey4 of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help him with it.
"Do not deny justice5 to your poor people in their lawsuits.
Have nothing to do with a false charge6 and do not put an innocent7 or honest person to death,8 for I will not acquit the guilty.98
"Do not accept a bribe,10 for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteous.
"Do not oppress an alien;11 you yourselves know how it feels to be aliens, because you were aliens in Egypt.
"For six years you are to sow your fields and harvest the crops,
but during the seventh year let the land lie unplowed and unused.12 Then the poor among your people may get food from it, and the wild animals may eat what they leave. Do the same with your vineyard and your olive grove.
"Six days do your work,13 but on the seventh day do not work, so that your ox and your donkey may rest and the slave born in your household, and the alien as well, may be refreshed.1413
"Be careful15 to do everything I have said to you. Do not invoke the names of other gods;16 do not let them be heard on your lips.17