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Did Jesus set different standards for expressing compassion towards a foreigner versus a gentile?

In a fore-frame of Final Judgement, we see Jesus telling those on his left: I was a stranger and you did not welcome me (Matt 25:43) The concept of one's being kind to the stranger is derived from ...
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Are there Biblical examples of being adopted into an Israelite tribe?

I know throughout the scriptures that strangers were always allowed to join Israel as long as they followed the laws of God and acted accordingly. However, these strangers who were allowed in the land,...
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