21 “Do not mistreat or oppress a foreigner,(A) for you were foreigners(B) in Egypt.

22 “Do not take advantage of the widow or the fatherless.(C) 23 If you do and they cry out(D) to me, I will certainly hear their cry.(E) 24 My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.(F)

25 “If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not treat it like a business deal; charge no interest.(G) 26 If you take your neighbor’s cloak as a pledge,(H) return it by sunset, 27 because that cloak is the only covering your neighbor has. What else can they sleep in?(I) When they cry out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.(J)

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