Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning acts which supersede the due observance of the Sabbath…

p. 125 CHAPTER VI. REGULATIONS CONCERNING ACTS WHICH SUPERSEDE THE DUE OBSERVANCE OF THE SABBATH--THE SACRIFICE OF THE PASCHAL OFFERING--WHAT IS TO BE DONE IF ONE SACRIFICE IS CONFOUNDED WITH ANOTHER. MISHNA: The following acts necessary for the sacrifice of the paschal offering supersede the due observance of the Sabbath,…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning the sacrifice of the Paschal Lamb.

p. 106 CHAPTER V. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE SACRIFICE OF THE PASCHAL LAMB. MISHNA: The continual (daily) offering 1 was slaughtered half an hour 2 after the eighth hour, and sacrificed half an hour after the ninth hour; but on the day before Passover, whether that day happened to be a…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning work which may and such as must not be performed on the day preceding the Festival of Passover.

p. 84 CHAPTER IV. REGULATIONS CONCERNING WORK WHICH MAY AND SUCH AS MUST NOT BE PERFORMED ON THE DAY PRECEDING THE FESTIVAL OF PASSOVER. MISHNA: In places where it is customary to work till noon on the day preceding the Passover, work may be done; but not in places where…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning articles which cause transgression of the law prohibiting leaven to be seen or found in the house of an Israelite.

p. 68 CHAPTER III. REGULATIONS CONCERNING ARTICLES WHICH CAUSE TRANSGRESSION OF THE LAW PROHIBITING LEAVEN TO BE SEEN OR FOUND IN THE HOUSE OF AN ISRAELITE. MISHNA: The law (prohibiting leaven to be seen or found in the house) on Passover is transgressed by the following articles: Babylonian Kuthach, 1…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning the time for eating leavened bread on the eve of Passover–material used for making unleavened bread and bitter herbs.

p. 30 CHAPTER II. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE TIME FOR EATING LEAVENED BREAD ON THE EVE OF PASSOVER--MATERIAL USED FOR MAKING UNLEAVENED BREAD AND BITTER HERBS. MISHNA: As long as it is lawful to eat leavened bread, one may also give it to his domestic or wild animals or to fowls;…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Regulations concerning the removal of leaven from the house on the eve of Passover and the exact time when this must be accomplished.

p. 1 TRACT PESACHIM (PASSOVER). CHAPTER I. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OF LEAVEN FROM THE HOUSE ON THE EVE OF PASSOVER AND THE EXACT TIME WHEN THIS MUST BE ACCOMPLISHED. MISHNA "Or" (by light) on the fourteenth (of Nissan), search should be made for leavened bread by the light of…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tract Pesachim – Synopsis

The Babylonian Talmud Translated by MICHAEL L. RODKINSON Section Moed (Festivals) Tracts Pesachim (Passover), Yomah (Day of Atonement) and Hagiga (Holocaust) Book 3: Volumes V. and VI. 1918 Tract Pesachim (Passover) Title Page Explanatory Remarks Dedication Contents Synopsis of Subjects Chapter I. Concerning the Removal of Leaven from the House…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tracts Baba Bathra – How deeds should be written and where the witnesses should sign…

p. 358 CHAPTER X. HOW DEEDS SHOULD BE WRITTEN AND WHERE THE WITNESSES SHOULD SIGN. CONCERNING ERASURES OF SOME WORDS IN DEEDS. IN WHICH CASES BOTH PARTIES MUST BE PRESENT AT THE WRITING OF THE DEEDS, AND IN WHICH ONE OF THEM SUFFICES. CONCERNING A DEPOSITED DEED WHICH WAS PAID…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tracts Baba Bathra – Rules and regulations concerning the support of unmarried daughters after the death of their father…

p. 312 CHAPTER IX. RULES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE SUPPORT OF UNMARRIED DAUGHTERS AFTER THE DEATH OF THEIR FATHER, IF AMONG THE CHILDREN WERE AN HERMAPHRODITE OR AN ANDROGYN. MAY OR MAY NOT ONE BEQUEATH HIS ESTATE TO STRANGERS IF HE HAS CHILDREN? DOES THE SECOND WILL ABOLISH THE FIRST?…
Continue Reading »
Ancient Texts

Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Tracts Baba Bathra – Rules and regulations concerning bequests to and inheritance by near and distant relatives…

p. 241 CHAPTER VIII. RULES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING BEQUESTS TO AND INHERITANCE BY NEAR AND DISTANT RELATIVES, MALE AND FEMALE SLAVES AND THEIR DESCENDANTS, FIRST-BORN AND HUSBANDS. ONE MAY OR MAY NOT WISH TO BEQUEATH HIS ESTATE TO STRANGERS WHEN HE HAS CHILDREN. WHICH WILLS MUST BE CONSIDERED AND WHICH…
Continue Reading »