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10:16 Remove the barriers from your heart and do not remain so stubborn any more!
Umaltem et orlat levavchem ve'orpechem lo takshu od.
10:17 God your Lord is the ultimate Supreme Being and the highest possible Authority. He is the great, mighty and awesome God, who does not give special consideration or take bribes.
Ki Adonay Eloheychem hu Elohey ha'Elohim va'Adoney ha'Adonim ha'El hagadol hagibor vehanora asher-lo yisa fanim velo yikach shochad.
10:18 He brings justice to the orphan and widow, and loves the foreigner, granting him food and clothing.
Oseh mishpat yatom ve'almanah ve'ohev ger latet lo lechem vesimlah.
10:19 You must also show love toward the foreigner, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.
Va'ahavtem et-hager ki-gerim heyitem be'erets Mitsrayim.


Remove the barriers...
  (Rashi). Literally, 'circumcise the foreskin of your heart.' That is, remove the barriers keeping you from the truth (Ibn Ezra; Ramban). Or, 'remove from your hearts' foolishness' (Targum), 'the evil urge' (Sukkah 52a), 'thoughts of sin' (Saadia), 'coarse desires' (Ibn Ezra), or, 'bad traits' (Bachya).

ultimate Supreme Being
  Literally, 'God of Gods,' Elohey HaElohim in Hebrew. See Deuteronomy 4:35,7:9. Or, 'God of judges' (Targum), or, 'God of the angels' (Midrash HaGadol; Moreh Nevukhim 3:6; Ramban).

highest possible Authority
  Literally, 'Master of masters.' Or, 'Master of kings' (Targum), or, 'master of all natural forces' (Bachya; cf. Moreh Nevukhim 3:6).

does not give special consideration
  Even to the perfectly righteous (Bachya). Or, 'who does not automatically forgive sin' (Rashi).

take bribes
  Even of good deeds (Rambam on Avoth 4:22; Ramban). Thus, when a person does good deeds, it does not diminish the punishment for his sins (cf. Sotah 21a).

show love...
  This is a special commandment to show love toward a proselyte (Sefer HaMitzvoth, Positive 207).

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