Orthodox Judaism/Biblical Meaning


Can you tell me please when the Tanach speaks of the
testimonies, the statutes, the judgments...how shall I understand
it as it relates to the observance of Mitzvot's?  Which is which?

Thank you!

Hi Roni,
       The testimonies are the mitzvot which by are our very observance is a testimony eg. Shabbat and the Festivals such as Pesach and Succot.
       The statutes are mitzvot which man could never have arrived at by ourselves such as not wearing wool and linen together or not to eat pork. They are supposed to show our allegiance to G-d as they appear to have no meaning.
        The judgements are social regulations, and include laws such as not to steal and murder etc.

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Rabbi Yechezkel Fox

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