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Mishnayos Avodah Zarah Perek 5 Mishnah 10

עבודה זרה פרק ה׳ משנה י׳


In the case of wine used for a libation that fell into a wine cistern, it is prohibited to derive benefit from all of the wine in the cistern, even if the volume of the wine used for a libation was tiny in comparison to the volume of the wine in the cistern. Rabban Shimon ben Gamliel says: All of the wine in the cistern may be sold to a gentile, and the money paid for it is permitted except for the value of the wine used for a libation that is included in it.

יֵין נֶסֶךְ שֶׁנָּפַל לְבוֹר, כֻּלּוֹ אָסוּר בַּהֲנָאָה. רַבָּן שִׁמְעוֹן בֶּן גַּמְלִיאֵל אוֹמֵר, יִמָּכֵר כֻּלּוֹ לְנָכְרִי, חוּץ מִדְּמֵי יֵין נֶסֶךְ שֶׁבּוֹ:


שנפל לבור – [a cistern] of wine.

כולו אסור בהנאה – that the wine which was poured as a libation for idolatry prohibits in the same species in any [miniscule amount. But wine of gentiles in which it is not known if it was used for a libation to idolatry of non-Jews where they did not know about it that it had definitely been poured as definite libation, even though it is prohibited to derive benefit from it, its mixture does not prohibit deriving benefit from it, but rather, all of it should be sold to non-Jews, outside of the monies of that wine which is not known whether or not it had been poured as a libation to idolatry, and such is the Halakha.

שנפל לבור. של יין:

כולו אסור בהנאה. שהיין שנתנסך לע״ז אוסר במינו בכל שהוא. אבל סתם יינם של נכרים שלא ידענו בו שנתנסך ודאי, אע״פ שאסור בהנאה אינו אוסר תערובתו בהנאה, אלא נמכר כולו לנכרי חוץ מדמי אותו סתם יינן. וכן הלכה: