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The wisdom of The Torah

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K eep ye My statutes, and do them: I am the Lord who sanctify you.

quote 7670  |   The Torah
Leviticus 20:8 ( JPS Tanakh (1917) ) 

W hen thou reapest thy harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go back to fetch it; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow . . . When thou beatest thine olive-tree, thou shalt not go over the boughs again; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow. When thou gatherest the grapes of thy vineyard, thou shalt not glean it after thee ; it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow. . . .

quote 7668  |   The Torah
Deuteronomy 24:19-21 ( JPS Tanakh (1917) ) 

T hou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart . . . Thou shalt not take vengeance . . . I am the Lord.

quote 7666  |   The Torah
Leviticus 19:17-18 ( JPS Tanakh (1917) ) 

T hou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the Lord.

quote 7665  |   The Torah
Leviticus 19:18 ( JPS Tanakh (1917) ) 

I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. . . . Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee. Thou shalt not murder. Thou shalt not commit adultery. Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house; thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.

quote 7664  |   The Torah
Exodus 20:2-14 ( JPS Tanakh (1917) ) 

A nd we cried unto the Lord, the God of our fathers, and the Lord heard our voice, and saw our affliction, and our toil, and our oppression. And the Lord brought us forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand, and with an outstretched arm, and with great terribleness, and with signs, and with wonders. And He hath brought us into this place, and hath given us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey.

quote 7663  |   The Torah
Deuteronomy 26:7-9 ( JPS Tanakh (1917) ) 

N either good nor peace comes of quarrelling; Cain killed his brother in a quarrel.

quote 6602  |   The Torah
Exodus (Shmot) R. 

T herefore a man leaves his father and his mother, and cleaves to his wife: and they become one flesh.

quote 6598  |   The Torah
Genesis (Bereshit) 2:24 

Y ou shall not take vengeance!

quote 6583  |   The Torah
Leviticus (Vayikra) 19:18 

I f you see your fellow’s ox or sheep straying, do not ignore it; you must take it back to your fellow.

quote 6582  |   The Torah
Deuteronomy (Devarim) 22:1 

L ove thy neighbour as thyself!

quote 6542  |   The Torah
Leviticus (Vayikra) 18:19 

Y ou shall rise before the aged and show deference to the old.

quote 6511  |   The Torah
Leviticus (Vayikra) 19:32 

O n six days work may be done, but on the seventh day you shall have a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the Lord.

quote 6478  |   The Torah
Shmot 35:2 

W hat does usury resemble? A man bitten by a snake who does not feel the bite until the swelling starts.

quote 6447  |   The Torah
Exodus (Shmot) R. 

R espect your doctor until you need him!

quote 6433  |   The Torah
Exodus (Shmot) R. 

S o great is peace that, even if Israel worship idols yet peace reigns among them, God says: I cannot, as it were, wield power over them, because peace prevails there.

quote 6418  |   The Torah
Genesis (Bereshit) R. 

T o hold the rope at both ends… [Playing both ends against the middle]

quote 6414  |   The Torah
Genesis (Bereshit) R. 

Y ou cannot make a dog into a lion.

quote 6408  |   The Torah
Deuteronomy (Devarim) R. 

N one of your honey, none of your sting!

quote 6400  |   The Torah
Numbers (Bamidbar) R. 

Y ou shall not desire your neighbour ’s house, his field, or his manservant or his maidservant, his ox or his ass, or anything that is your neighbour’s.

quote 6384  |   The Torah
Deuteronomy (Devarim) 5:18 

F or I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the
fathers upon the children to the third and the fourth generation of those
who hate me, but showing steadfast love to the thousandth generation of
those who love me and keep my commandments.

quote 4320  |   The Torah
Exodus 20.5-6 

T hen the Lord God formed man out of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.

quote 4220  |   The Torah
Genesis 2.7 

A nd the Lord said to Moses, "Say to all the congregation of the people of Israel, 'You shall be holy; for I the Lord your God am holy.'"

quote 4179  |   The Torah
Leviticus 19.1-2 

G od said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness."

quote 4177  |   The Torah
Genesis 1.26 

S o God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.

quote 4155  |   The Torah
Genesis 1.27 

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