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Mishnayos Bava Metzia Perek 1 Mishnah 7

בבא מציעא פרק א׳ משנה ז׳


If one found bills of divorce, or bills of manumission of slaves, or wills, or deeds of a gift, or receipts, he may not return these items to the one who is presumed to have lost them, as I say it is possible that they were written and then the writer reconsidered about them and decided not to deliver them.

מָצָא גִטֵּי נָשִׁים, וְשִׁחְרוּרֵי עֲבָדִים, דְּיָתֵיקֵי, מַתָּנָה וְשׁוֹבְרִים, הֲרֵי זֶה לֹא יַחֲזִיר, שֶׁאֲנִי אוֹמֵר כְּתוּבִים הָיוּ וְנִמְלַךְ עֲלֵיהֶם שֶׁלֹּא לִתְּנָם:


דייתיקי – the verbal will of someone on his death-bed, that this is what should occur and happen.

ושוברים – [receipts] that the creditor makes for the borrower when his loan document has been repaid.

דייתיקי. צוואת שכיב מרע. דא תהא למיקם ולהיות:

ושוברים. שעושה מלוה ללוה שנפרע ממנו שטר חובו: