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22:18 Whoever lies with an animal must be put to death.
Kol-shochev im-behemah mot yumat.
22:19 Whoever sacrifices to any deity other than God alone must be condemned to death.
Zove'ach la'Elohim yochoram bilti l'Adonay levado.
22:20 Do not hurt the feelings of a foreigner or oppress him, for you were foreigners in Egypt.
Veger lo-toneh velo tilchatsenu ki-gerim heyitem be'erets Mitsrayim.
22:21 Do not mistreat a widow or an orphan.
Kol-almanah veyatom lo te'anun.
22:22 If you mistreat them, and they cry out to Me, I will hear their cry.
Im-aneh te'aneh oto ki im-tsa'ok yits'ak elay shamoa eshma tsa'akato.



Commentary:

Whoever...
  See Leviticus 18:23, 20:15,16, Deuteronomy 27:21. This was done for occult practices (Sanhedrin 105a,b).

condemned to death
  See Deuteronomy 17:7.

foreigner
  In general, anyone from another country (Rashi; MeAm Lo'ez). Specifically, a proselyte (Ralbag; Sefer HaMitzvoth, Negative Commandment 253; Chinukh 63). See Exodus 23:9, Leviticus 19:33,34, Deuteronomy 24:17,18, 27:19.

them
  Literally, 'him.'





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