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What did Israel hear at Sinai according to Rambam?

R. Yosef Qafih in his commentary writes without elaboration on 8:1: ואין זה סותר לעומק הדברים האמורים במו"נ ח"ב פ' לג And this does not contradict the depth of the matter as brought down in ...
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Why does Rambam not learn the prohibition for adultery from Yitro but from Acharei Mot?

In my experience Rambam will always cite the verse that expresses the idea most clearly as the primary source. That is not to say that the yisro commandment isnt referring to adultery and doesnt count ...
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Prosecuting for the 10th commandment

The Sefer HaChinuch explains the results of transgressing the 10th commandment: וְנוֹהֶגֶת בְּכָל מָקוֹם וּבְכָל זְמַן בִּזְכָרִים וּנְקֵבוֹת. וְעוֹבֵר עָלֶיהָ וְחָמַד, וַאֲפִלּוּ עָשָׂה בּוֹ שׁוּם ...
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Prosecuting for the 10th commandment

The Talmud makes clear that, while coveting is forbidden, there is no punishment for it: [There is no punishment for mere evil intention], for it is said [in the Book of Psalms]: If I saw iniquity in ...
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Prosecuting for the 10th commandment

The Torah uses two different words in the tenth commandment. In Exodus it says לֹא תַחְמֹד but in Deuteronomy it adds לֹ֨א תִתְאַוֶּ֜ה. The Rambam qualifies this by saying that one does not transgress ...
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What happened on the first and third stay of Moshe on Har Sinai?

The Ramban says he learned the exact same thing as the first time, again. אבל סיפר כי היה ענין הלוחות השניות ככל ענין הראשונות במכתב אלהים ובימים שעמד שם לפני השם, שלא יחשוב שכבר למד התורה בפעם הראשון,...
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