Audio by Rabbi Chaim Brown

Peah 8:2: [Poor] people [selling produce] are trusted regarding Leket,Shikcha, and Peah [corner of the field which, while harvesting, must be left for the poor] in their time [i.e., during the harvest], and regarding Ma'aser Ani [a second tithe given to the poor in the third and sixth years of the Sabbatical cycle] all year long. A Levite is trusted at all times. And we do not trust them [i.e., the poor] except regarding things that people are accustomed to [give them].

נאמנים על הלקט ועל השכחה ועל הפאה בשעתן. ועל מעשר עני בכל שנתו. ובן לוי נאמן לעולם. ואינן נאמנין אלא על דבר שבני אדם נוהגין כן:

Peah 8:3: [Poor] people are trusted concerning wheat, but they are not trusted regarding flour and not regarding bread. [Poor] people are trusted regarding rice on the stalk, but are not trusted regarding it [the rice itself], whether raw or cooked. [Poor] people are trusted concerning beans, but not trusted concerning grits, whether raw or cooked. [Poor] people are trusted concerning oil, to say that it is Ma'aser Ani, but are not trusted to say that it is Nikuf [the last olives shaken down by the poor].

נאמנין על החטים ואין נאמנין על הקמח ולא על הפת. נאמנין על השעורה של אורז ואין נאמנין עליו בין חי בין מבושל. נאמנין על הפול ואין נאמנין על הגריסין לא חיים ולא מבושלין. נאמנין על השמן לומר של מעשר עני הוא ואין נאמנין עליו לומר של זיתי נקוף הוא:

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