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Daily Mitzvah

Day 109: Positive Commandment 94

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Positive Commandment 94 (Digest)
Fulfilling Verbal Obligations

"That which issues from your lips you shall keep and perform"Deuteronomy 23:24.

We are commanded to carry through that which we pledge to do [or not to do].

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
"And to the Jews was light, happiness, joy and prestige" (Esther 8:16). "Light" is Torah, "happiness" are the festivals, "joy" is circumcision and "prestige" is tefillin
  –Talmud, Megillah 16b
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