“If there is (A)a poor person among you, one of your brothers, in any of your [a]towns in your land which the Lord your God is giving you, (B)you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother; but (C)you shall fully open your hand to him, and generously lend him enough for his need in whatever he lacks. Be careful that there is no mean-spirited [b]thought in your heart, [c]such as, ‘(D)The seventh year, the year of release of debts, is near,’ and (E)your eye is malicious toward your poor brother, and you give him nothing; then he (F)may cry out to the Lord against you, and it will be a sin in you.

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  1. Deuteronomy 15:7 Lit gates
  2. Deuteronomy 15:9 Lit word
  3. Deuteronomy 15:9 Lit saying

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