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Who knows seventy-four?

Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point in the next few days, I will:

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  • Accept the best answer.

  • Go on to the next number.

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74 are the mitzvos in Parshas Ki Teitzei, highest number in any single Torah portion.

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74 are the Chapters of Zera'im (which are definitely Mishna).

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74 are the thousands of Yehudah. (Numbers 1:27).

It fits the beat!

This was the highest population of any tribe.

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74 is the age of Yishmael when Yaakov was born. (Megillah 17a)

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