"Don’t abuse or take advantage of strangers; you, remember, were once strangers in Egypt.
"Don’t mistreat widows or orphans. If you do and they cry out to me, you can be sure I’ll take them most seriously; I’ll show my anger and come raging among you with the sword, and your wives will end up widows and your children orphans.
"If you lend money to my people, to any of the down-and-out among you, don’t come down hard on them and gouge them with interest.
"If you take your neighbour’s coat as security, give it back before night-fall; it may be your neighbour’s only covering—what else does the person have to sleep in? And if I hear the neighbour crying out from the cold, I’ll step in—I’m compassionate.