First translated during the summer of
Maimonideson Avot, introduction known as The Eight Chapters In the early 20th century, parts of it were translated into Yiddish by Yehoash.
Ethical principles[ edit ] The number of commentaries written on Pirkei Avot testify that it contains far more content and structure than can be captured in a simple outline.
The following list aims merely to group some of the general principles found in the work. Show kindness to others[ edit ] "The world stands on three things: On Torah, on works "avoda" can mean labor, or prayer or sacrificial offeringsand on kindness to others" 1: Rabbi Yehoshua said 'A good friend'.
Rabbi Yose said 'A good neighbor'. Rabbi Shimon said 'One who sees consequences. He [Yohanan] said to them, 'I prefer the words of Rabbi Elazar ben Arach to yours, because his words include yours as well.
Whatever is honorable to himself, and honorable in the eyes of others.
And when I am only for myself, what am 'I'? And if not now, when? Nullify your own will before His so that He will nullify the will of others before you. Love peace and pursue peace. Love people and bring them close to Torah. Consider three things, and you will not come to sin: Know what is above you, a seeing eye, a hearing ear, and all of your deeds written down in a book.
And as for you all, I will make your reward great as though you had accomplished all the work. Because they only befriend a person when it serves themselves. They appear as friends when it suits them, but they do not stand by a man in his time of need.
The more possessions, the more worry.
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