Deuteronomy 23:8
לֹא תְתַעֵב אֲדֹמִי כִּי אָחִיךָ הוּא, לֹא תְתַעֵב מִצְרִי כִּי גֵר הָיִיתָ בְאַרְצוֹ:
You shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is your kinsman. You shall not abhor an Egyptian, for you were a stranger in her land. [JPS translation. Edited for gender neutrality]

Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What are the rationales given for not hating these people?

2. What is this text suggesting about our relationships with people from other races and cultures?

3. How is this similar or different to the way we relate with people from other cultures today?

Time Period: Biblical (early ancestors to 165 BCE)