From this question Is it sourced that Avrohom Avinu charged his guests payment if they did not make a Brachah? and from the fact that Rivka after serving Eliyezer got paid for it,
It seems that the mitzvah of accepting guest is to have room for someone who needs,
and that charging for the room and board does not diminish from the mitzvah

Does someone say this idea?
Is it wrong?

Sources please.

  • 1
    Why does it seem like it doesn't diminish from the mitzva
    – Double AA
    Oct 30, 2018 at 17:09
  • @DoubleAA since he fulfills this mitzvah anyway, the mitzvah of giving free food it a separate one
    – hazoriz
    Oct 30, 2018 at 17:10
  • @hazoriz What’s wrong with saying that one fulfills the mitzvah, but not the ideal form of it?
    – DonielF
    Oct 30, 2018 at 19:28
  • @DonielF nothing, but sources on this will be nice
    – hazoriz
    Oct 30, 2018 at 19:30
  • 1
    See a source in the link listed ^^^.
    – DanF
    Oct 31, 2018 at 16:11


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