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Daily Mitzvah (Rambam)

Day 253: Negative Commandment 266

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Negative Commandment 266 (Digest)
Coveting

"You shall not desire your neighbor's house"Deuteronomy 5:18.

It is forbidden to entertain thoughts of jealousy regarding a coveted item that belongs to a fellow.

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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Fundamental to our faith is the belief that every event in a person's life is by Divine Providence. So expressions such as "If only I had...," "If only I hadn't..." smack of heresy
  –Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch (1860-1920)
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