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05-20-2009
Title:
Negative Commandment #22

Message:
Sefer Ha’mitzvos Ha’Katzar (The concise book of mitzvos)
By the Chofetz Chaim

This book lists the Torah mitzvos that can be observed today

Second Section – the Negative Commandments

22. It is a negative commandment not to listen to a person prophesizing in the name of an idol

As it states in Devarim (Deuteronomy) 13:4, "Do not listen to the words of that prophet." Do not speak a long discussion with him or ask for a sign or a wonder. If he does a sign or a wonder, ignore it. Anyone that thinks this sign may be true, has committed this negative transgression.

This applies in all places and at all times, for men and for women.

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