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Daily Mitzvah

Day 137: Negative Commandment 141, 142, 143

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Negative Commandment 141 (Digest)
Eating Second Tithe Grain outside of Jerusalem

"You may not eat within your gates the tithe of your grain"Deuteronomy 12:17.

It is forbidden to consume outside of Jerusalem grain set aside for the Second Tithe.

This biblical prohibition only applies once the grain entered Jerusalem—and was then taken back out.

Negative Commandment 142 (Digest)
Eating Second Tithe Wine outside of Jerusalem

"You may not eat within your gates the tithe of your grain and your wine"Deuteronomy 12:17.

It is forbidden to consume outside of Jerusalem wine set aside for the Second Tithe.

This biblical prohibition only applies once the wine entered Jerusalem—and was then taken back out.

Negative Commandment 143 (Digest)
Eating Second Tithe Olive Oil outside of Jerusalem

"You may not eat within your gates the tithe of your grain and your wine and your oil"Deuteronomy 12:17.

It is forbidden to consume outside of Jerusalem olive oil set aside for the Second Tithe.

This biblical prohibition only applies once the oil entered Jerusalem—and was then taken back out.

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.
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One who causes his fellow to sin is worse than one who kills him
  –Midrash Rabbah, Bamidbar 21:5
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