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כִּי מָחֹה אֶמְחֶה אֶת זֵכֶר עֲמָלֵק

What does אֶמְחֶה stand for?

Hint: See Yalkut Reuvani or the Gra or the Chidah for amazing Remez

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You can ask what the infinitive מָחֹה adds, but the verb אֶמְחֶה is necessary for meaning of the pasuk and not extra. –  msh210 Jan 11 '11 at 6:36
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I remember in elementary school, we took the "Iowa Test of Basic Skills" at one point. One of my classmates, to the amusement of the rest, raised his hand and asked "What does Iowa stand for?" –  Isaac Moses Jan 13 '11 at 8:45
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CLEARLY A RIDDLE!!!!! –  Double AA May 6 '12 at 18:20

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The weekly "Torah Lodaas" sheet (by Rabbi Matis Blum of Queens, New York) for B'shalach 5771, quotes the book Gan Yosef, by the author of Pardes Yosef, as saying that the duplication is to indicate that although after erasing a mark is still visible, the erasure of Amalek must be even of that mark.

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אמחה is the essential for Fighting amalek and winning which Happened three times lets see each case: The first is our Parsha Beshalach we had our main characters Involved Where

אמחה

אהרן משה חור השם

אמחה

אסתר מרדכי חרבונה השם

אמחה

אליהו(1

2)משיח

3) 'ח

נסיכים(see: ב amud סוכה נב)

4)השם

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Good stuff I think I hear Rabbi Reisman say this in his MLK day Hakel Missing thelast part –  YRU Jan 19 '11 at 22:25

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