If he is a poor man, you must not sleep in [the garment] he has given as security.
Be sure to return it to him at sunset. Then he will sleep in it and bless you, and this will be counted as righteousness to you before the LORD your God.
"Do not oppress a hired hand who is poor and needy, whether one of your brothers or one of the foreigners residing within a town in your land.
You are to pay him his wages each day before the sun sets, because he is poor and depends on them. Otherwise he will cry out to the LORD against you, and you will be held guilty.
"Fathers are not to be put to death for [their] children or children for [their] fathers; each person will be put to death for his own sin.
Do not deny justice to a foreign resident [or] fatherless child, and do not take a widow's garment as security.
Without clothing, they spend the night naked, having no covering against the cold.
Drenched by mountain rains, they huddle against the rocks, shelterless.
The fatherless infant is snatched from the breast; the nursing child of the poor is seized as collateral.
Without clothing, they wander about naked. They carry sheaves but go hungry.
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your house, to clothe the naked when you see him, and to not ignore your own flesh [and blood]?
If a brother or sister is without clothes and lacks daily food,
and one of you says to them, "Go in peace, keep warm, and eat well," but you don't give them what the body needs, what good is it?
Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, so the slacker is to the one who sends him [on an errand].
for our captors there asked us for songs, and our tormentors, for rejoicing: "Sing us one of the songs of Zion."
How can we sing the LORD's song on foreign soil?
a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance;
Then the king went to his palace and spent the night fasting. No diversions were brought to him, and he could not sleep.
Rejoice with those who rejoice; weep with those who weep.
The prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.