"Do not cheat or rob anyone."Always pay your hired workers promptly.
"Show your fear of God by treating the deaf with respect and by not taking advantage of the blind. I am the LORD.
"Always judge your neighbors fairly, neither favoring the poor nor showing deference to the rich.
"Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people. a "Do not try to get ahead at the cost of your neighbor's life, for I am the LORD.
"Do not nurse hatred in your heart for any of your relatives."Confront your neighbors directly so you will not be held guilty for their crimes.
"Never seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.
"You must obey all my laws."Do not breed your cattle with other kinds of animals. Do not plant your field with two kinds of seed. Do not wear clothing woven from two different kinds of fabric.
"If a man has sexual intercourse with a slave girl who is committed to become someone else's wife, compensation must be paid. But since she had not been freed at the time, the couple will not be put to death.
The man, however, must bring a ram as a guilt offering and present it to the LORD at the entrance of the Tabernacle. b22
The priest will then make atonement for him before the LORD with the sacrificial ram of the guilt offering, and the man will be forgiven.
"When you enter the land and plant fruit trees, leave the fruit unharvested for the first three years and consider it forbidden. c
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)