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 22:22
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 22:24
22:23 I will [then] display My anger and kill you by the sword, so that your wives will be widows, and your children, orphans.
Vecharah api veharagti etchem becharev vehayu nesheychem almanot uvneychem yetomim.
22:24 When you lend money to My people, to the poor man among you, do not press him for repayment. [Also] do not take interest from him.
Im-kesef talveh et-ami et-he'ani imach lo-tihyeh lo kenoshe lo-tesimun alav neshech.



Commentary:

do not press him...
  (Bava Metzia 75b; Yad, Malveh 1:3). Literally, 'do not behave like a creditor toward him' (Rashi; Ramban). Or, 'do not act as if you have power over him' (Targum); or, 'do not demand special consideration from him' (Ibn Ezra).

interest
  The word neshekh used here specifically denotes prepaid interest (Bava Metzia 60b; Ralbag). See Leviticus 25:35-38, Deuteronomy 15:7-11, 23:19,20.





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