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Deuteronomy 15:7-18

NIV 7 If there is a poor man among your brothers in any of the towns of the land that the LORD your God is giving you, do not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother. NIV 7 If there is a poor man among your brothers in any of the towns of the land that the LORD your God is giving you, do not be hardhearted or tightfisted toward your poor brother. NIV 8 Rather be openhanded and freely lend him whatever he needs. NIV 8 Rather be openhanded and freely lend him whatever he needs. NIV 9 Be careful not to harbor this wicked thought: "The seventh year, the year for canceling debts, is near," so that you do not show ill will toward your needy brother and give him nothing. He may then appeal to the LORD against you, and you will be found guilty of sin. NIV 9 Be careful not to harbor this wicked thought: "The seventh year, the year for canceling debts, is near," so that you do not show ill will toward your needy brother and give him nothing. He may then appeal to the LORD against you, and you will be found guilty of sin. NIV 10 Give generously to him and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to. NIV 10 Give generously to him and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to. NIV 11 There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land. NIV 11 There will always be poor people in the land. Therefore I command you to be openhanded toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land. NIV 12 If a fellow Hebrew, a man or a woman, sells himself to you and serves you six years, in the seventh year you must let him go free. NIV 12 If a fellow Hebrew, a man or a woman, sells himself to you and serves you six years, in the seventh year you must let him go free. NIV 13 And when you release him, do not send him away empty-handed. NIV 13 And when you release him, do not send him away empty-handed. NIV 14 Supply him liberally from your flock, your threshing floor and your winepress. Give to him as the LORD your God has blessed you. NIV 14 Supply him liberally from your flock, your threshing floor and your winepress. Give to him as the LORD your God has blessed you. NIV 15 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the LORD your God redeemed you. That is why I give you this command today. NIV 15 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the LORD your God redeemed you. That is why I give you this command today. NIV 16 But if your servant says to you, "I do not want to leave you," because he loves you and your family and is well off with you, NIV 16 But if your servant says to you, "I do not want to leave you," because he loves you and your family and is well off with you, NIV 17 then take an awl and push it through his ear lobe into the door, and he will become your servant for life. Do the same for your maidservant. NIV 17 then take an awl and push it through his ear lobe into the door, and he will become your servant for life. Do the same for your maidservant. NIV 18 Do not consider it a hardship to set your servant free, because his service to you these six years has been worth twice as much as that of a hired hand. And the LORD your God will bless you in everything you do. NIV 18 Do not consider it a hardship to set your servant free, because his service to you these six years has been worth twice as much as that of a hired hand. And the LORD your God will bless you in everything you do.