Comparison of Pentateuch:
Jewish Publication Society 1917
Targums Onkelos,
Jonathan Ben Uzziel/Palestinian,
Jerusalem Fragments

 

Deuteronomy
Chapter 15

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Deuteronomy 15:1
JPS 15:1 At the end of every seven years thou shalt make a release.
ONK 15:1 At the end of seven years thou shalt make the Release,(22)
PAL 15:1 At the end of seven years you shall make a Release.
     
 
Deuteronomy 15:2
JPS 15:2 And this is the manner of the release: every creditor shall release that which he hath lent unto his neighbour; he shall not exact it of his neighbour and his brother; because the LORD'S release hath been proclaimed.
ONK 15:2 and this is the sentence (word) of the Release:—That every man who is a creditor(23) shall give release to him who oweth to his neighbour; he shall not exact it from his neighbour or his brother, because the release is proclaimed before the Lord.
PAL 15:2 And this is the indication of the custom of the Release: Every man who is master of a loan, who lendeth to his neighbour, shall give remission. He shall not have power to coerce his neighbour in demanding his loan, nor of his brother, a son of Israel; because the beth din hath published the Release before the Lord.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:3
JPS 15:3 Of a foreigner thou mayest exact it; but whatsoever of thine is with thy brother thy hand shall release.
ONK 15:3 From a son of the Gentiles thou mayest demand; but that which is with thy brother, thou shalt release by thy hand.
PAL 15:3 From a son of the Gentiles thou mayest exact, but the lawful right (dina) which is thine with thy brother thou shalt release with thine hand.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:4
JPS 15:4 Howbeit there shall be no needy among you—for the LORD will surely bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it—
ONK 15:4 Save when there shall not be the poor among thee, for the Lord in blessing will bless thee in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee for a possession to inherit.
PAL 15:4 If you will only be diligent in the precepts of the law, there will be no poor among you; for, blessing, the Lord will bless you in the land which the Lord your God will give you for a possession to inherit;
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:5
JPS 15:5 if only thou diligently hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all this commandment which I command thee this day.
ONK 15:5 Only if thou wilt indeed be obedient to the Word of the Lord thy God, and observe to do all these precepts which I command thee this day;
PAL 15:5 if, obeying, you will only obey the Word of the Lord your God, to observe and do all these commandments which I command you this day.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:6
JPS 15:6 For the LORD thy God will bless thee, as He promised thee; and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but thou shalt not borrow; and thou shalt rule over many nations, but they shall not rule over thee.
ONK 15:6 for the Lord thy God doth bless thee, as He hath said to thee: and thou shalt lend to many peoples, but thou shalt not take a loan; and thou shalt have rule over many peoples, but they shall not have rule over thee.
PAL 15:6 For the Lord your God blesseth you, as He saith to you (that) you shall take from many nations, but they will not take from you; and you will have power over many nations, but they shall not have power over you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:7
JPS 15:7 If there be among you a needy man, one of thy brethren, within any of thy gates, in thy land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut thy hand from thy needy brother;
ONK 15:7 If there be with thee a poor man of thy brethren, in one of the cities in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor shut up thy hand from thy poor brother;
PAL 15:7 But if you be not diligent in the precepts of the law, and there be among you a poor man in one of thy cities of the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor hold back thy hand from thy poor brother;
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:8
JPS 15:8 but thou shalt surely open thy hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.
ONK 15:8 but thou shalt open thy hand to him, and lend, according to the measure of his want, of that which he may need.
PAL 15:8 but thou shalt open thy hand to him, and lend to him according to the measure of his want through which he is in need.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:9
JPS 15:9 Beware that there be not a base thought in thy heart, saying: 'The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand'; and thine eye be evil against thy needy brother, and thou give him nought; and he cry unto the LORD against thee, and it be sin in thee.
ONK 15:9 Beware, lest there be a word with thy wicked heart, saying, The year of release draweth near, and thine eye be evil toward thy poor brother, and thou give not to him, and he cry against thee before the Lord, and there be guiltiness in thee.
PAL 15:9 Beware lest there be a word in thy proud heart, saying: The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand, and your eye become evil. toward your poor brother, so as to be not willing to give to him, and he cry against you to the Lord, and there be guilt upon you.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:10
JPS 15:10 Thou shalt surely give him, and thy heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him; because that for this thing the LORD thy God will bless thee in all thy work, and in all that thou puttest thy hand unto.
ONK 15:10 Giving thou shalt give to him, and thy heart shall not be evil when thou givest to him: because for this thing the Lord thy God will bless thee in all thy works, and in all thou puttest thy hand unto.
PAL 15:10 Giving you shall give to him, nor shall your heart be evil when you give to him; for on account of this matter the Lord your God will bless you in all your works that you put your hands unto.
JER 15:10 Giving thou shalt give to him, nor let your looks be evil at the time you give to him.
 
Deuteronomy 15:11
JPS 15:11 For the poor shall never cease out of the land; therefore I command thee, saying: 'Thou shalt surely open thy hand unto thy poor and needy brother, in thy land.'
ONK 15:11 For the poor will not cease (to be) in the midst of thy land; therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt verily open thy hand to thy brother, to thy afflicted, and to thy poor in thy land.
PAL 15:11 But forasmuch as the house of Israel will not rest in the commandments of the law, the poor will not cease in the land: therefore I command you, saying: You shall verily open your hands toward your neighbours, to the afflicted around you, and to the poor of your country.
JER 15:11 If Israel would keep the precepts of the law, there would be no poor among them; but if they will forsake the precepts of the law, the poor shall not cease from the land: therefore I command you, saying: You shall verily open your hands to your poor brethren, and to the needy who will be in your land.
 
Deuteronomy 15:12
JPS 15:12 If thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, he shall serve thee six years; and in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.
ONK 15:12 If thy brother, a son of Israel, or a daughter of Israel, be sold to thee, and shall have served thee six years, in the seventh year let him go, a son of liberty, from thee.
PAL 15:12 If your brother, a son of Israel, or if a daughter of Israel, be sold to you, he shall serve you six years; and when the seventh comes, thou shalt send him from you free.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:13
JPS 15:13 And when thou lettest him go free from thee, thou shalt not let him go empty;
ONK 15:13 And when thou lettest him go free from thee, thou shalt not send him away empty.
PAL 15:13 And when thou lettest him go away from thee at liberty, thou shalt not send him away empty.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:14
JPS 15:14 thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy threshing-floor, and out of thy winepress; of that wherewith the LORD thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him.
ONK 15:14 But thou shalt separate to him from thy flock, and thy floor, and thy wine-press, and give to him of that which the Lord thy God hath blessed thee.
PAL 15:14 Comforting thou shalt comfort him out of your flocks, your floors, and your wine presses; as the Lord hath blessed you ye shall give to him.
JER 15:14 Thou shalt furnish him.
 
Deuteronomy 15:15
JPS 15:15 And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and the LORD thy God redeemed thee; therefore I command thee this thing to-day.
ONK 15:15 And thou shalt remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Mizraim, and the Lord thy God set thee free: therefore I command thee this thing today.
PAL 15:15 And be mindful that you were servants in the land of Mizraim, and that the Lord your God set you free; therefore I command you today that you do this thing.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:16
JPS 15:16 And it shall be, if he say unto thee: 'I will not go out from thee'; because he loveth thee and thy house, because he fareth well with thee;
ONK 15:16 But if he say to thee, I will not go out from being, with thee, because he loveth thee, and the men of thy house, (and) because it is good for me to be with thee,
PAL 15:16 But if he say to thee, I will not go out from thee, because I love thee and the men of thy house, and because it hath been good for him to be with thee,
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:17
JPS 15:17 then thou shalt take an awl, and thrust it through his ear and into the door, and he shall be thy bondman for ever. And also unto thy bondwoman thou shalt do likewise.
ONK 15:17 then thou shalt take an awl, put it through his ear, and into the door, and he shall be a ministering servant to thee evermore. And also likewise shalt thou do to thy handmaid.
PAL 15:17 then thou shalt take an awl, and bore (or apply) it through his ear, and that to the door of the house of judgment, and he shall be thy serving servant until the Jubilee. And for thy handmaid also thou shalt write a certificate of release, and give it to her.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:18
JPS 15:18 It shall not seem hard unto thee, when thou lettest him go free from thee; for to the double of the hire of a hireling hath he served thee six years; and the LORD thy God will bless thee in all that thou doest.
ONK 15:18 It shall not be a hardship in thy eyes when thou dost send him from thee to be a son of freedom, for he hath been doubly worth a hireling, serving thee six years; and the Lord thy God will bless thee in all that thou shalt do.
PAL 15:18 It must not be a hardship in thy eyes when thou sendest him away from thee; for double the hire of an hireling hath he been of service to thee six years; and on his account the Lord thy God hath blessed thee in all that thou hast done.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:19
JPS 15:19 All the firstling males that are born of thy herd and of thy flock thou shalt sanctify unto the LORD thy God; thou shalt do no work with the firstling of thine ox, nor shear the firstling of thy flock.
ONK 15:19 Every firstling male which cometh of thy cattle or thy sheep, thou shalt consecrate before the Lord thy God: thou shalt not work with the firstling of thy herd, nor shear the firstling of thy flock.
PAL 15:19 Every firstling male that cometh of thy herd and flock thou shalt consecrate before the Lord thy God. Thou shalt not work with the firstlings of your herd, nor shear the firstlings of your flocks;
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:20
JPS 15:20 Thou shalt eat it before the LORD thy God year by year in the place which the LORD shall choose, thou and thy household.
ONK 15:20 Thou shalt eat it before the Lord thy God from year to year in the place which the Lord will choose, thou and the men of thy house.
PAL 15:20 you shall eat thereof before the Lord your God from year to year, in the place which the Lord will choose, you and the men of your houses.
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:21
JPS 15:21 And if there be any blemish therein, lameness, or blindness, any ill blemish whatsoever, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.
ONK 15:21 And if there be any blemish (spot) in it, (if it be) lame, or blind, or have any evil spot, thou shalt not sacrifice it before the Lord thy God:
PAL 15:21 But if there be any spot in it, if it be lame or blind, or have any blemish, you shall not sacrifice it before the Lord your God:
 
 
Deuteronomy 15:22
JPS 15:22 Thou shalt eat it within thy gates; the unclean and the clean may eat it alike, as the gazelle, and as the hart.
ONK 15:22 thou mayest eat it in thy cities, unclean (persons) and clean alike (may eat it), as the antelope and the hart.
PAL 15:22 you may eat it in your cities; he who is unclean, (so) that he may not approach to holy things, and he who being clean may approach the holy, may alike (eat), as the flesh of the antelope or hart.(25)  
 
Deuteronomy 15:23
JPS 15:23 Only thou shalt not eat the blood thereof; thou shalt pour it out upon the ground as water.
ONK 15:23 Only thou shalt not eat the blood, but pour it out upon the ground like water.
PAL 15:23 Only you shall not eat the blood; you shall pour it out upon the ground like water.
 
 
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