Tag Archives: Deuteronomy 24


leftovers Deuteronomy 24:18-22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:18 Remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and Yahveh your God redeemed you from there. Therefore I am commanding you to do this. Deuteronomy 24:19 “When you reap the harvest in your field, … Continue reading

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fair to everyone

fair to everyone Deuteronomy 24:16-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:16 “Fathers are not to be put to death for their children, and children are not to be put to death for their fathers; each person will be put to death for his … Continue reading

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daily wages rule

daily wages rule Deuteronomy 24:14-15 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:14 “Do not exploit a hired worker who is poor and needy, whether one of your Israelite brothers or one of the guests in a town in your land. Deuteronomy 24:15 You are … Continue reading

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poverty and dignity

poverty and dignity Deuteronomy 24:10-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:10 “When you make a loan of any kind to your neighbor, do not enter his house to collect what he offers as security. Deuteronomy 24:11 Stand outside while the man you are … Continue reading

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remember Miriam

remember Miriam Deuteronomy 24:8-9 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:8 “Be careful with a person who has a case of serious skin disease, watching carefully everything the Levitical priests instruct you to do. Be careful to do as I have commanded them. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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jobs and the will of God

jobs and the will of God Deuteronomy 24:6-7 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:6 “Do not take a pair of grindstones or even the upper millstone as security for a debt, because that is like taking a throat as security. Deuteronomy 24:7 “If … Continue reading

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work and marriage

work and marriage Deuteronomy 24:5 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:5 “When a man takes a bride, he must not go out with the army or be liable for any duty. He is free to stay at home for one year, so that … Continue reading

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never less than the best

never less than the best Deuteronomy 24:1-4 (JDV) Deuteronomy 24:1 “If a man marries a woman, but she becomes displeasing to him because he finds something indecent about her, he may write her a divorce certificate, hand it to her, … Continue reading

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in retrospect: remembering the past

Deuteronomy 23:15-25:19 Interspersed in these various laws is a word that ties them together: remember (24:9, 18, 22).  Moses wanted the Israelites to know that they had been learning God’s way through the things they had experienced. LORD, help us … Continue reading

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