Proverbs 3:28
אַל תֹּאמַר לְרֵעֲךָ לֵךְ וָשׁוּב וּמָחָר אֶתֵּן וְיֵשׁ אִתָּךְ:
Do not say to your fellow, "Come back again; I'll give [your wages] to you tomorrow." when you have it with you. [JPS translation]

Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What are some of the reasons the Torah makes a point of mandating that workers be paid as soon as possible?

2. How are workers abused today? How can we ensure that they are properly treated?

Time Period: Biblical (early ancestors to 165 BCE)