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There is a Mitzva of comforting mourners after losing a close relative called Nichum Aveilim. This is typically done by paying a Shiva call at the place of mourning. See here for a complete overview of this Mitzva. Does one fulfill one's obligation only during the Shiva period or can this Mitzva be fulfilled even after Shiva? I have seen people say the verse to comfort mourners after Shiva is already completed. Are they just doing a nice thing or can they be Yotzei the Mitzva in this manner bedieved?