Exodus 22:25-27 ESV

If you lend money to any of my people with you who is poor, you shall not be like a moneylender to him, and you shall not exact interest from him.

If ever you take your neighbor's cloak in pledge, you shall return it to him before the sun goes down,

For that is his only covering, and it is his cloak for his body; in what else shall he sleep? And if he cries to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.

17. Jesus and the Law of Retaliation [Lex Talionis] (Matthew 5:38-42)
I. Introduction.185 A few months ago, I read the following all-too-typical news report on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict:
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