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Yarok here means yellow, as DoubleAA wrote in the comments. As for your question, what is the difference between Yarok and Tzahov, see Rashi on the passuk who says Tzahov is similar to gold. So now we have two colors in the yellow family, one we'll call yellow which is pure, and one which we'll call a golden yellow which is impure. See also Tosafos Succah ...


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In the Zohar in several places, blue (תכלת) is taken to be the attribute of divine severity or judgment, e.g.: זהר ויקרא רכו ב -- האי תכלת איהי דין This blue is severity. זהר שמות קמז א -- תכלת איהי תקיפא ולית מאן דשלטא עליה לחיין, דאיהי כרסייא דדינא לשריא ביה דינא תקיפא Blue is potent, and there is no one who can overcome it to attain ...



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