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There is a scripture in the Tanakh where G-d clearly says a convert to Judaism is to be treated,as if he were born a Jew. I've seen it but can't seem to find it. Perhaps one more knowledgeable then I would know. Thank you

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  • Welcome! While there are verses that discuss the need to treat a convert as a native, there are some very specific circumstances in which they are treated differently. For one, there is a discussion as to whether they make the same declaration over bikkurim brought to the temple, since they cannot state that their forefathers were commanded (a reference to the Avos). Neither a female convert nor a child of two converts marry a Cohen, due to certain restrictions upon the Cohen. – Isaac Kotlicky Jul 7 '15 at 18:16
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Does Vayikro (Leviticus) 19:34 suit?

כְּאֶזְרָח מִכֶּם יִהְיֶה לָכֶם הַגֵּר | הַגָּר אִתְּכֶם וְאָהַבְתָּ לוֹ כָּמוֹךָ כִּי גֵרִים הֱיִיתֶם בְּאֶרֶץ מִצְרָיִם אֲנִי יְקוָֹק אֱלֹקיכֶם

The stranger who sojourns with you shall be as a native from among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. I am the L-rd, your G-d.

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    Perhaps you should clarify that this does not (and cannot) say what the OP sought, as converts do have some different rules and restrictions. – Double AA Jul 6 '15 at 15:22
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There are actually several places in the Pentateuch where this idea is mentioned, e.g.:

Exodus 12:49

תּוֹרָה אַחַת יִהְיֶה לָאֶזְרָח וְלַגֵּר הַגָּר בְּתוֹכְכֶם - One law shall be to him that is native, and unto the sojourner that sojourneth among you.

Leviticus 19:34

כְּאֶזְרָח מִכֶּם יִהְיֶה לָכֶם הַגֵּר הַגָּר אִתְּכֶם וְאָהַבְתָּ לוֹ כָּמוֹך כִּי גֵרִים הֱיִיתֶם בְּאֶרֶץ מִצְרָיִם אֲנִי ה' אֱלֹקיכֶם - The stranger that sojourneth with you shall be unto you as the home-born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. I am the L-RD your G-d.

Leviticus 24:22

מִשְׁפַּט אֶחָד יִהְיֶה לָכֶם כַּגֵּר כָּאֶזְרָח יִהְיֶה כִּי אֲנִי ה' אֱלֹקיכֶם - "Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for the home-born; for I am the L-RD your G-d.'

Numbers 15:15-16

'הַקָּהָל חֻקָּה אַחַת לָכֶם וְלַגֵּר הַגָּר חֻקַּת עוֹלָם לְדֹרֹתֵיכֶם כָּכֶם כַּגֵּר יִהְיֶה לִפְנֵי ה'. תּוֹרָה אַחַת וּמִשְׁפָּט אֶחָד יִהְיֶה לָכֶם וְלַגֵּר הַגָּר אִתְּכֶם - As for the congregation, there shall be one statute both for you, and for the stranger that sojourneth with you, a statute for ever throughout your generations; as ye are, so shall the stranger be before the L-RD.

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    Perhaps you should clarify that this does not (and cannot) say what the OP sought, as converts do have some different rules and restrictions. – Double AA Jul 6 '15 at 15:22

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