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Exodus/Shemot 22:20

כ וְגֵר לֹא-תוֹנֶה, וְלֹא תִלְחָצֶנּוּ: כִּי-גֵרִים הֱיִיתֶם, בְּאֶרֶץ מִצְרָיִם.

20 You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. 

Details
As cited in Rabbi Jill Jacobs, There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice through Jewish Law & Tradition (Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2010), 99.
Description
Passage from Exodus/Shemot about oppressing the stranger. The Torah is a traditional Jewish text.
Extent number
1
Extent type
(pages)
Author(s)
Jacobs, Jill
Translator(s)
Jacobs, Jill
Publisher
Jewish Lights Publishing
Pages
99
Publication
There Shall Be No Needy
Date published
2010

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Exodus/Shemot 22:20." (Viewed on July 29, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/exodusshemot-22-20>.

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