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The Torah laws are not for revenge - who said the opposite?

ואסור להתמהמה בחילול שבת לחולה שיש בו סכנה שנאמר אשר יעשה אותם האדם וחי בהם ולא שימות בהם, הא למדת שאין משפטי התורה נקמה בעולם אלא רחמים וחסד ושלום בעולם, ואלו המינים שאומרים שזה חילול שבת ...
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How did Tur and Mechaber omit explicit Mitzvos?

When answering to "is-holding-memories-considered-bearing-a-grudge" I noticed that while נקימה ונטירה (revenge and grudges) are two explicit Mitzvos DeOrayso counted by Rambam, Smag, Chinuch, etc, ...
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Revenge and emulating G-d

G-d takes revenge [1] We are supposed to emulate G-d in our behavior and middos We are prohibited from taking revenge [2] Taken together, the above three statements are inconsistent. Which one of ...
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Revenge when the other relies on 'immunity'

Is it permitted to take revenge when the other keeps his negative behavior, relying on "immunity"? Let us take example to understand well things. Mr T and Mr R are neighbors. Mr R is an evil and ...
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Going out on Shabbat for Avenging your father's murder?

In the Mishna Berurah on the end of Siman 306 (page 200 of Vol. 3 in the classic editions) he writes: כתב כנה"ג דללכת חוץ לתחום בשבת לנקום נקמת אביו מרוצחים מותר ותמה עליו המג"א וש"א דהא לא עדיף ...
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Does the prohibition of taking revenge - [לא תקום] - also apply to a 3rd party?

A. Does the prohibition of taking revenge - [לא תקום] - also apply to a 3rd party, or only to the person who was offended? B. If the person who was offended tells someone else to take revenge of the ...
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Is Revenge permitted if doing it for the good of the person

i understand it is forbidden to take revenge (which seems to me to mean: to exact punishment for something bad done to you so that it will not be done again) but how does that fit with not forgiving ...