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Positive Commandment 94

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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
Five years is the age for the study of Scripture. Ten, for Mishnah. Thirteen, for the obligation to observe the mitzvot. Fifteen, for the study of Talmud. Eighteen, for marriage. Twenty, to pursue [a livelihood]. Thirty, for strength, Forty, for understanding. Fifty, for counsel. Sixty, for sagacity. Seventy, for elderliness. Eighty, for power. Ninety, to stoop. A hundred-year-old is as one who has died and passed away and has been negated from the world.
  –Ethics of the Fathers 5:22
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