He oppresses no one, returns pledges, never steals, gives his own bread to the hungry, his clothes to the naked. He never charges usury on loans, takes no interest, abstains from evil, gives honest judgment between man and man, keeps my laws and sincerely respects my observances – such a man is truly upright. It is Yahweh who speaks.

Ezekiel, 18:7b-9 (The Jerusalem Bible, 1966)

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