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Daily Mitzvah (Rambam)

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
A boor cannot be sin-fearing, an ignoramus cannot be pious; a bashful one cannot learn, a short-tempered person cannot teach; nor does anyone who does much business grow wise.
  –Hillel (Ethics of the Fathers 2:5)
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