Deuteronomy 23:20
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לֹא תַשִּׁיךְ לְאָחִיךָ נֶשֶׁךְ כֶּסֶף נֶשֶׁךְ אֹכֶל נֶשֶׁךְ כָּל דָּבָר אֲשֶׁר יִשָּׁךְ:
You shall not deduct interest from loans to your countrymen, whether in money or food or anything else that can be deducted as interest. [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?

4 ד
Time Period: Biblical (early ancestors to 165 BCE)