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Daily Mitzvah

Day 110: Positive Commandment 94

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Important Message Regarding This Lesson

The Daily Mitzvah schedule runs parallel to the daily study of 3 chapters of Maimonides' 14-volume code. There are instances when the Mitzvah is repeated a few days consecutively while the exploration of the same Mitzvah continues in the in-depth track.

Positive Commandment 94 (Digest)
Fulfilling Verbal Obligations

"That which issues from your lips you shall keep and perform"Deuteronomy 23:24.

We are commanded to carry through that which we pledge to do [or not to do].

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
Just as a person can be sentenced to death only by a sanhedrin (tribunal) of twenty-three judges, so an ox that kills can be condemned to death only by a sanhedrin of twenty-three.
  –Mechilta D'Rashbi
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