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Daily Mitzvah (Rambam)

Day 244: Positive Commandment 238

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Positive Commandment 238 (Digest)
Damage Caused by a Ditch

"And if a man shall open a pit..."Exodus 21:33.

We are commanded regarding the laws [of liability] that apply if a person digs a pit [and another's animal falls into it and is injured].

Translation of (the unabridged text of) Sefer Hamitzvot by Rabbi Berel Bell, member of the Rabbinical Court of Montreal and director of Teacher Training for the Jewish Learning Institute.

From "Sefer Hamitzvot in English," published by Sichos in English.
Daily Quote
Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for you have contended with G‑d and with men, and have prevailed.
  –Genesis 32:29
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