Why doesn't the Torah use more efficient ways to say “both” or “each” when describing the Mishkan utensils?
In Parshas Terumah, in the description of many of the utensils of the Temple, the Torah seems to be very repetitive in its description of parts that are meant to be the same. For example, chapter 25 ...
Why are consumables eg “oil for lighting” mentioned in Shmos 25 (6) as needed for the construction of the mishkan?
Shmos 25 (6) lists amongst the materials needed for the mishkan "oil for lighting, spices for the anointing oil and for the incense" which seem to be consumables and not for the building of the ...