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14 “You are not to curse a deaf person or put a stumbling block before the blind.

“You are to fear God. I am the Lord.

15 “You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness.”

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16 “You are not to go around slandering your people.

“You are not to stand idle[a] when your neighbor’s life is at stake.[b] I am the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Leviticus 19:16 The Heb. lacks idle
  2. Leviticus 19:16 Lit. stand on the blood of your neighbor

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