The foreigner who resides with you must be to you like a native citizen among you; so 1 you must love him as yourself, because you were foreigners in the land of Egypt. I am the Lord your God.
The Lord, however, said to me, “Don’t be afraid of him because I have already given him, his whole army, 1 and his land to you. You will do to him exactly what you did to King Sihon of the Amorites who lived in Heshbon.”
If a man is found kidnapping a person from among his fellow Israelites, 1 and regards him as mere property 2 and sells him, that kidnapper 3 must die. In this way you will purge 4 evil from among you.
I wear sackcloth and they ridicule me. 1
Here is 1 another 2 enigma 3 that occurs on earth: Sometimes there are righteous people who get what the wicked deserve, 4 and sometimes there are wicked people who get what the righteous deserve. 5 I said, “This also is an enigma.”
“I, the Lord, also solemnly assert: ‘King Zedekiah of Judah, his officials, and the people who remain in Jerusalem 1 or who have gone to live in Egypt are like those bad figs. I consider them to be just like those bad figs that are so bad they cannot be eaten. 2
They will live securely in it; they will build houses and plant vineyards. They will live securely 1 when I execute my judgments on all those who scorn them and surround them. Then they will know that I am the Lord their God.’”
You must sanctify him because he presents the food of your God. He must be holy to you because I, the Lord who sanctifies you all, 1 am holy.
He must be with you as a hired worker, as a resident foreigner; 1 he must serve with you until the year of jubilee,
they will by no means 1 see the land that I swore to their fathers, nor will any of them who despised me see it.
the spies spotted 1 a man leaving the city. They said to him, “If you show us a secret entrance into the city, we will reward you.”
He would jab it into the basin, kettle, caldron, or pot, and everything that the fork brought up the priest would take for himself. This is what they used to do to all the Israelites 1 when they came there to Shiloh.
He said to David, “You are more innocent 1 than I, for you have treated me well, even though I have tried to harm you!
She is harsh 1 with her young, as if they were not hers; she is unconcerned about the uselessness of her labor.