„You must not murder. (Exodus 20:13)
Q. What does this mean?
A. We should fear and love God so that we may not hurt or harm our neighbor in his body, but help and befriend him in every bodily need [in every need and danger of life and body.“

—  Martín Lutero, Small Catechism http://www.ccel.org/ccel/luther/smallcat.text.i.5.html|The, The Fifth Commandment, (1529)
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