Exodus 22:24
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אִם כֶּסֶף תַּלְוֶה אֶת עַמִּי אֶת הֶעָנִי עִמָּךְ לֹא תִהְיֶה לוֹ כְּנֹשֶׁה לֹא תְשִׂימוּן עָלָיו נֶשֶׁךְ:
If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, do not act toward them as a creditor; exact no interest from them. [Translation by Rabbi Steve Greenberg]
3 ג

Suggested Discussion Questions:

Why should lending with interest be forbidden?

Why should lending with interest be permitted?

What affect does this prohibition hope to accomplish?

What affect would the prohibition have today?

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Time Period: Biblical (early ancestors to 165 BCE)