Exodus 22:21-27 LEB

Regulations Regarding Foreigners and the Poor

21 " 'You will not mistreat an alien, and you will not oppress him, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt.

References for Exodus 22:21

      22 " 'You will not afflict any widow or orphan.
      23 If you indeed afflict him, yes, if he cries out at all to me, I will certainly hear his cry of distress.
      24 And {I will become angry},a and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives will be widows and your children orphans.

      References for Exodus 22:24

        • ƶ 22:24 - Literally "my nose will burn"
          25 " 'If you lend money [to] my people, [to] the needy with you, you will not be to him as a creditor; you will not {charge him interest}.b

          References for Exodus 22:25

            • Ʒ 22:25 - Literally "put on him interest"
              26 If indeed you require the cloak of your neighbor as a pledge, you will return it to him at sundown,
              27 because it is his only garment; it is his cloak for his skin. In what will he sleep? {And}c when he cries out to me, I will hear, because I [am] gracious.

              References for Exodus 22:27

                • Ƹ 22:27 - Literally "And it will be"