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 25:34
 25:35
 25:36
25:35 When your brother becomes impoverished and loses the ability to support himself in the community, you must come to his aid. Help him survive, whether he is a proselyte or a native [Israelite].
Vechi yamuch achicha umatah yado imach vehechezakta bo ger vetoshav vachay imach.
25:36 Do not take advance [interest] or accrued interest from him. Fear your God, and let your brother live alongside you.
Al-tikach me'ito neshech vetarbit veyareta me'Eloheycha vechey achicha imach.



Commentary:

loses the ability...
  Literally, 'and slips down among you.'

Help him survive
  Literally, 'he shall live with you.' (cf. Rashi).

native Israelite
  (Ibn Ezra; cf. Bava Metzia 71a,b; Yad, Malveh 5:1.)

advance [interest]
  (Bava Metzia 60b). Neshekh in Hebrew.

accrued interest
  Tarbith (or ribith) in Hebrew. (Ibid.).





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