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The only real answer to this question can come from going through the list and finding a mishnah for each mitzvah. I was hoping this had been done before, but if it has, nobody here has found it. So, unless someone does, we can put it together ourselves. Please contribute! For each mitzvah, please put either a mishnah citation, with Sefaria links ...


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The Rambam says all 613 are discussed in the Mishnah. וכאשר כלל הדעות והדברים החל לחבר המשנה שהיא כוללת פירוש כל המצות הכתובות בתורה. When [Rebbi] gathered together all the different opinions, he started to compose the Mishnah, which is an explanation of all of the mitzvos in the Torah. https://www.sefaria.org/Rambam_Introduction_to_the_Mishnah....


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Absence of proof is not proof of absence, but it is a strong indicator of absence The degree to which "לא ראינו" is an indication of absence depends on the size of the domain. If we are dealing with the whole planet as the domain, but our area of observation is only our local vicinity, then absence of proof is a very poor indicator for the whole domain. If ...


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A partial answer: The earliest source I know of which contains the emendation by Beruriah is R. Avraham Saba in his Zeror HaMor (end of Bihalotecha; pub. 1522-23). One can assume either he had a variant reading or he misquoted. R. Gedaliah ibn Yachya in his Shalshelet HaKabalah (p. 32a; pub. 1587) also quotes this emendation but the same assumptions are ...


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People learn Mishnah because it is easier. Sanhedrin 100b (end): אמר ר' זירא אמר רב מאי דכתיב (משלי טו, טו) כל ימי עני רעים אלו בעלי תלמוד וטוב לב משתה תמיד אלו בעלי משנה Rabbi Zeira says that Rav says: What is the meaning of that which is written: “All the days of the poor are terrible, and for the good-hearted it is always a feast” (Proverbs 15:...


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