14 Do not take advantage of a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether that worker is a fellow Israelite or a foreigner residing in one of your towns.(A) 15 Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor(B) and are counting on it.(C) Otherwise they may cry to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty of sin.(D)

16 Parents are not to be put to death for their children, nor children put to death for their parents; each will die for their own sin.(E)

17 Do not deprive the foreigner or the fatherless(F) of justice,(G) or take the cloak of the widow as a pledge. 18 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt(H) and the Lord your God redeemed you from there. That is why I command you to do this.

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