Both you and your families
The Lord will decree blessing for you with respect to your barns and in everything you do – yes, he will bless you in the land he
They will stay away from all the hills that were cultivated, for fear of the thorns and briers.
They will swoop down
Only in the presence of the Lord your God may you eat these, in the place he
You must by all means lend
You may lend with interest to a foreigner, but not to your fellow Israelite; if you keep this command the Lord your God will bless you in all you undertake in the land you are about to enter to possess.
“The Lord will send on you a curse, confusing you and opposing you
This is why the Jews who are in the rural country – those who live in rural cities – set aside the fourteenth day of the month of Adar as a holiday for happiness, banqueting, holiday, and sending gifts to one another.
as the time when the Jews gave themselves rest from their enemies – the month when their trouble was turned to happiness and their mourning to a holiday. These were to be days of banqueting, happiness, sending gifts to one another, and providing for the poor.