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In Bamidbar 10:35-36 there are two upside down Nuns. The traditional explanation is that this serves as a break between different accounts of wicked behavior. Not wanting to list three such counts in a row the torah inserts these bracketed verses:

וַיְהִי בִּנְסֹעַ הָאָרֹן, וַיֹּאמֶר מֹשֶׁה: קוּמָה ה', וְיָפֻצוּ אֹיְבֶיךָ, וְיָנֻסוּ מְשַׂנְאֶיךָ, מִפָּנֶיךָ. וּבְנֻחֹה, יֹאמַר: שׁוּבָה ה', רִבְבוֹת אַלְפֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל.

Why were these pesukim chosen to be the interrupting verses? And why 2?

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That is only one traditional explanation. See aish.com/tp/i/moha/48924777.html for another. – Charles Koppelman May 22 '13 at 15:28
Note there are seven other upside down Nuns in Tanach as well. – Double AA May 22 '13 at 16:40
hebrewbooks.org/… there is an explanation here to your question, however I do not have time to summarize. Perhaps someone will summarize and post as an answer. – Gershon Gold May 22 '13 at 16:44

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