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Honest Weights and Measures

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The average thief’s deed consists of straightforward dishonesty and evil. The one with the false measures, on the other hand, is professing to the world that he is honest
What is the connection between honest weights and measures, and the exodus from Egypt?
The Obligation to Treat a Convert Properly
Chp. 19 verses 33 -37 Chp. 20 verses 1 -7: The obligation to treat a convert properly. Honest weights and measures. Chp. 20: this chapter informs us of the punishments for the sins that were mentioned in previous portion of Acharei. The prohibition of giv...
Even if in actual practice, one only uses honest measures, the mere fact that he keeps with him another set of dishonest measurements already constitutes a certain duplicity of character.
We learn in the Torah portion of Kedoshim:Vayikra 19:35-36. “Do not falsify measurements, whether in length, weight or volume. You must have an honest balance, honest weights, an honest dry measure, and an honest liquid measure.” The Gemara explainsBava M...
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