Sample Text: Megillah 24a

Talmud (Gemara)

"And if he was a minor, then his father or his teacher passes in his stead"

What is the reason?

Rav Pappa says: On account of the honour.
Rabbah ben Shimi says: Because it might lead to a quarrel.

What is the practical difference?
The practical difference would be in a case where he did it gratis.

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