Rambam Bekius

Revenge and Bearing a Grudge (Hilchos Deios 7:7-8)

August 04, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss
Rambam Bekius
Revenge and Bearing a Grudge (Hilchos Deios 7:7-8)
Show Notes

This afternoon (8/4/21 at YBT), in our last Rambam Bekius chavurah of the 2020-2021 year, we completed Hilchos Deios. After reviewing the Rambam's treatment of nekimah (taking revenge) and netirah (bearing a grudge) in the Sefer ha'Mitzvos, we did the "hidden" source on revenge in the Sefer ha'Mitzvos, in the Rambam's discussion of the prohibition to curse a fellow Jew. We then read the halachos about nekimah and netirah in the Mishneh Torah, including the case in which nekimah and netirah are praiseworthy. We concluded by reflecting on what we gained from Rambam Bekius this year. Blessed is the Merciful One Who assisted us.
רמב"ם - ספר המצוות, מצות לא תאשה שד-שה, שיז
רמב"ם - משנה תורה, ספר המדע, הלכות דעות ז:ז-ח
רמב"ם - משנה תורה, ספר המדע, הלכות תלמוד תורה ז:יג
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