"Do not spread false reports.1 Do not help a guilty person by being a malicious witness.22
"Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. When you give testimony in a lawsuit, do not pervert justice3 by siding with the crowd,43
and do not show favoritism5 to the poor in a lawsuit.
"If you come across your enemy's6 ox or donkey wandering off, be sure to return it.75
If you see the donkey8 of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help your enemy with it.
"Do not deny justice9 to your poor people in their lawsuits.
Have nothing to do with a false charge10 and do not put an innocent11 or honest person to death,12 for I will not acquit the guilty.138
"Do not accept a bribe,14 for a bribe blinds those who see and twists the words of the righteous.
"Do not oppress a foreigner;15 you yourselves know how it feels to be foreigners, because you were foreigners in Egypt.