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Negative Commandment 355

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Negative Commandment 355 (Digest)
Out of Wedlock Intimacy

"There shall be no indecent women among the daughters of Israel"Deuteronomy 23:18.

It is forbidden for a man and woman to be intimate unless married to each other.


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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