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Daily Mitzvah

Day 294: Positive Commandment 242

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Positive Commandment 242 (Digest)
The Unpaid Watchman

"If a man gives his neighbor money or vessels to watch"Exodus 22:6.

We are commanded [to follow all the laws outlined in the Torah] regarding one who watches an object for his fellow without compensation.

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
Lift up your eyes on high and see who created these! Who created all these? He who brings out the heavenly hosts by number one and calls them each by name. Because of His great power and mighty strength, not one of them is missing...
  –Isaiah 40:26
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