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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning borrowing, casting lots, waiting for the close of the Sabbath, and attending to a corpse.

p. 342 CHAPTER XXIII. REGULATIONS CONCERNING BORROWING, CASTING LOTS, WAITING FOR THE CLOSE OF THE SABBATH, AND ATTENDING TO A CORPSE. MISHNA: A man may borrow of an acquaintance jugs of wine or oil (on Sabbath), provided he does not say to him: "Lend (them to) me." A woman may…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning preparation of food and beverages.

p. 328 CHAPTER XXII. REGULATIONS CONCERNING PREPARATION OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES. MISHNA: Should a cask break open, sufficient may be saved for three meals. The owner may also call to others: "Come and save for yourselves (whatever you can)." No portion of the leakage, however, may be sponged up (soaked…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning the pouring of wine from vessels covered with a stone and clearing off of crumbs, etc.

p. 322 CHAPTER XXI. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE POURING OUT OF WINE FROM VESSELS COVERED WITH A STONE (WHICH MUST NOT BE LIFTED), AND THE CLEARING OFF OF CRUMBS, ETC., FROM THE TABLE. MISHNA: One may lift up a (petted) child, that has a stone in its hand, also a basket…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning certain acts of labor which must be performed differently on a Sabbath or Festival.

p. 309 CHAPTER XX. REGULATIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN ACTS OF LABOR WHICH MUST BE PERFORMED DIFFERENTLY ON A SABBATH AND ON A FESTIVAL. MISHNA: R. Eliezer says: One may stretch a wine-filter (of cloth) over a vessel on a feast-day, and on the Sabbath one may pour wine into it, if…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations ordained by R. Eliezer concerning circumcision on the Sabbath.

p. 288 CHAPTER XIX. REGULATIONS ORDAINED BY R. ELIEZER CONCERNING CIRCUMCISION ON THE SABBATH. MISHNA: R. Eliezer saith: If the knife used for circumcision was not brought on the day preceding the Sabbath, one is to bring it publicly on the Sabbath; in times of danger (during persecutions) one may…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations regarding the clearing off of required space, the assistance to be given cattle when giving birth and to women about to be confined.

p. 276 CHAPTER XVIII. REGULATIONS REGARDING THE CLEARING OFF OF REQUIRED SPACE, THE ASSISTANCE TO BE GIVEN CATTLE WHEN GIVING BIRTH TO THEIR YOUNG AND TO WOMEN ABOUT TO BE CONFINED. MISHNA: One may even clear off four or five chests of straw or grain, in order to provide room…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning the handling of utensils and furniture on the Sabbath.

p. 266 CHAPTER XVII. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE HANDLING OF UTENSILS AND FURNITURE ON THE SABBATH. MISHNA: All utensils (and furniture) which may be handled on the Sabbath, their doors (lids) may be handled with them, even when their lids had been removed; for such lids cannot be considered as house-doors,…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning articles which may be saved from a conflagration on Sabbath.

p. 239 CHAPTER XVI. REGULATIONS CONCERNING ARTICLES WHICH MAY BE SAVED FROM A CONFLAGRATION ON SABBATH. MISHNA: All sacred scriptures may be saved from a conflagration (on the Sabbath); be such scriptures allowed or not allowed to be read on Sabbath. The Scriptures written in any language whatsoever must be…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning the tying and untying of knots on the Sabbath.

p. 230 CHAPTER XV. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE TYING AND UNTYING OF KNOTS ON THE SABBATH. MISHNA: Following are the knots for the tying of which one becomes culpable. The knot of the camel-drivers (made on the guiding-ring) and the knot of the seamen (made on the bow of a ship);…
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The Jewish Babylonian Talmud – Section Moed – Tract Sabbath – Regulations concerning the catching of reptiles, animals, and birds.

p. 219 CHAPTER XIV. REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE CATCHING OF REPTILES, ANIMALS AND BIRDS. MISHNA: One who catches or wounds any one of the eight kinds of reptiles enumerated in the Scriptures (Lev. xi. 29-30, viz.: the weasel, the mouse, the tortoise, the hedgehog, the chameleon, the lizard, the snail and…
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