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19:8 If one [then] eats it, he has desecrated that which is holy to God, and he shall bear his guilt. Such a person shall be cut off [spiritually] from his people.
Ve'ochlav avono yisa ki-et-kodesh Adonay chilel venichretah hanefesh hahi me'ameyha.
19:9 When you reap your land's harvest, do not completely harvest the ends of your fields. [Also] do not pick up individual stalks [that have fallen].
Uvekutsrechem et-ketsir artsechem lo techaleh pe'at sadecha liktsor veleket ketsircha lo telaket.



Commentary:

do not completely harvest...
  The portion left at the end of the field is known as peah (cf. Yad, Matnoth Aniyim 1:1). It must be left at the last edge of the field to be harvested (Peah 1:3; Yad, Matnoth Aniyim 2:12).

stalks that have fallen
  From the sickle or hand during harvest (Peah 4:10; Yad, Matnoth Aniyim 4:1). This is known as leket. If only one or two stalks fall, they may not be picked up, but if three or more stalks fall, they may be taken (Peah 6:5; Rashi).





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