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Daily Mitzvah (Rambam)

Day 107: Negative Commandment 248, 249

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Negative Commandment 248 (Digest)
Denying a Debt

"Do not deny"Leviticus 19:11.

It is forbidden for a person to deny a debt that he owes or to deny that a person entrusted him an object for safekeeping.

Negative Commandment 249 (Digest)
Swearing Falsely in Denial of a Debt

"Do not lie to each other"Leviticus 19:11.

It is forbidden to take a false oath in denial of a debt or any other financial obligation.

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Why [are mourners fed] lentils? Just as the lentil has no mouth, so is the mourner speechless...Just as the lentil is round, so mourning comes round to all the inhabitants of this world
  –Talmud, Bava Batra 16b
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