You are here

Share Share Share Share Share Share Share

Leviticus/Vayikra 19:13

יג לֹא-תַעֲשֹׁק אֶת-רֵעֲךָ, וְלֹא תִגְזֹל; לֹא-תָלִין פְּעֻלַּת שָׂכִיר, אִתְּךָ--עַד-בֹּקֶר.

13 Do not oppress your neighbor and do not rob him. Do not keep the wages of the worker with you until morning.

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
A passage from Leviticus/Vayikra about witholding wages. 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. "Leviticus/Vayikra 19:13." (Viewed on September 1, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/leviticusvayikra-19-13>.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Sign Up for JWA eNews

 

Discover Education Programs

Join our growing community of educators.

view programs