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a Gentile

Such as resided among the Hebrews were required by the law to be treated with kindness (Ex. 22:21; 23:9; Lev. 19:33-34; 23:22; Deut. 14:28; 16:10-11; 24:19).

They enjoyed in many things equal rights with the native-born residents (Ex. 12:49; Lev. 24:22; Num. 15:15; 35:15), but were not allowed to do anything which was an abomination according to the Jewish law (Ex. 20:10; Lev. 17:15-16; 18:26; 20:2; 24:16, etc.).

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