Book of Deuteronomy

Quotes
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And if a man has committed a crime punishable by death, and he is put to death, and you hang him on the tree, but you shall bury him the same day, for a hanged man is accused by God; you shall not defile your land which the Lord your God gives you for an inheritance. Capital Punishment, Dealth Penalty & State Execution
At the end of every 7th year you must make a remission of debts…. Everyone who holds a pledge shall return the pledge to the person indebted to him. He must not press a fellow countryman for payment, for the Lord’s year of remission has been declared. You may press foreigners; but if it is a fellow countryman that holds anything of yours, you just renounce all claim on it. Business, Commerce & Finance
I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live. Privacy, Abortion & Family Planning
If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother...all the men of the city shall stone him with stones, that he die... Religion & God
If any of thy brethren be poor …, thou shalt lend him sufficient. Poverty
Justice, justice shall you pursue. Justice & Injustice
Man does not live by bread alone. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Oppress not a hired servant ... whether he be of thy brethren or of thy strangers in the land. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Remember the days of old, Think of the generations of long ago; Ask your father to recount it And your elders to tell the tale. Memorials, Monuments, Medals, Statues & Buildings
The poor will never cease out of the land. Poverty
Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant. Power
When the Lord your God delivers them before you and you defeat them, then you shall utterly destroy them. You shall make no covenant with them and show no favor to them. Religion & God
When you have to besiege a city for a long time, you must not destroy its trees, wielding an ax against them. You may eat of them, but you must not cut them down. Are the trees human, to withdraw before your siege? Environment & Environmentalism
Ye shall not do ... every man what is right in his own eyes. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
You shall not be partial in judgment: hear out low and high alike. Justice & Injustice
You shall not give up to his master a slave[a] who has escaped from his master to you. He shall dwell with you, in your midst … You shall not wrong him. Religion & God ;Slaves, Slavery & The Slave Trade
You shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your needy brother, but ... lend him sufficient for his need. Welfare