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Negative Commandment 266

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Negative Commandment 266 (Digest)

"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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Behold, a fiery chariot and fiery horses separated them both, and Elijah ascended to heaven in a whirlwind. And Elisha saw, and he was crying, "My father! My father! The chariots of Israel and their riders!" And he saw him no longer...
  –II Kings 2:11-12
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