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Daily Mitzvah

Day 114: Negative Commandment 202, 203, 204

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Negative Commandment 202 (Digest)
A Nazirite Drinking Wine

"Nor shall he drink any liquor of grapes"Numbers 6:3.

A nazirite must not drink wine or any intoxicating beverage that contains grape ingredients. The Torah is exceedingly stringent in this regard, forbidding even the consumption of fermented wine (or wine-based) drink, i.e., vinegar.

Negative Commandment 203 (Digest)
A Nazirite Eating Grapes

"Nor shall he eat fresh grapes"—Numbers 6:3.

A nazirite may not eat grapes.

Negative Commandment 204 (Digest)
A Nazirite Eating Raisins

"Nor shall he eat dried grapes"Numbers 6:3.

A nazirite may not eat raisins (dried grapes).

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
No tribe was more prestigious than Judah and none more lowly than Dan... Said G-d: "Let the one come and be associated with the other [i.e., Betzalel from the tribe of Judah, and Ahaliav from the tribe of Dan, who were charged with the building of the Sanctuary] so that no man may despise [his fellow] or be arrogant, for both great and small are equal in G-d's sight"
  –Midrash Tanchuma
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