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Negative Commandment 285

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Negative Commandment 285 (Digest)
False Testimony

"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor"Exodus 20:13.

It is forbidden to testify falsely.


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
Between coldness and heresy stands an extremely thin wall. For it is written: "G-d is a consuming fire"--G-dliness is a blazing flame
  –Rabbi Sholom DovBer of Lubavitch
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