Deceit in relationships

Shiur #85 in Rav Aharon Kahn’s Hashkafah Series Based on Mishlei with Biur HaGra.

Content Description:  Mishlei verses 3:29, 30.  The spiritual danger of engaging in deceit even for the most noble, legitimate purposes.  Discussion of mar’is ayin and choshed bi’ksheirim.  Two modes of operation of the yetzer hara.  Brief discussion of Hashem’s view of the minor tribulations that we experience.   Insights into why Hashem created the poor.  The obligation upon a potential borrower to present accurately his ability to repay the sought-after loan.

Citations:  Besides the commentaries related to Mishlei, the following source is also referenced in this shiur:  Shlah HaKadosh, Maseches Yuma, perek Ner Mitzvah, os 63, 64, found in the source packets on pages 2-3.

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