Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Mitzvah #121 - Bearing a grudge

One may not store up grievances against a fellow Jew.

If he refused to lend you something and then comes by to borrow something, you are not allowed to say "Sure I'll lend it to you, even though you didn't lend it to me."

Rather you should lend him the item and remove all bad feelings against him from your memory.

Applies to everybody, everywhere, always

Verse: "...and don't bear a grudge" (Vayikra 19:18)

Source: The Chafetz-Chaim's Sefer haMitzvot haKatzar; Prohibition 81

- Danny
Wednesday, 9 Nissan 5770

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