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Ki Tetse

23:8 Fourth Reading
Do not despise the Edomite, since he is your brother.
Do not despise the Egyptian, since you were an immigrant in his land.

Lo-teta'ev Adomi ki achicha hu lo-teta'ev Mitsri ki-ger hayita ve'artso.
23:9 [Therefore,] children born to [members of these nations] in the third generation [after becoming proselytes] may enter God's marriage group.
Banim asher-yivaldu lahem dor shlishi yavo lahem bikehal Adonay.
23:10 When you go out as a camp against your enemies, you must avoid everything evil.
Ki-tetse machaneh al-oyveycha venishmarta mikol davar ra.


your brother
  Since the Edomites are descendants of Esau.

after becoming proselytes
  (Yevamoth 78a).

everything evil
  The usual immorality that is prevalent in an army camp (Ramban; Bachya). Also excessive cruelty (Josephus, Antiquities 4:8:42).

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