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Metzudat David on Ecclesiastes 3:1 states for explaining the phrase: "There is a time for every purpose: ועת לכל חפץ . לכל הדברים שהאדם חפץ בו גם לזה יש עת , כי לא בכל עת יחפוץ בדבר אחד כי פעם יחפוץ בדבר מה ופעם בחלופו , וכאשר יפרש במקראות שלאחריו : I am translating only the bold phrase: "There is a time when someone will desire in one thing, and another ...


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I think the postulate in the question is a false dichotomy. There is no reason that "Rah" can't have more than one antonym. War and fighting is bad. Peace is good. There is no reason to not use both as antonyms. So the idea of saying that Tov is not an antonym of "Rah" is simply not supported by any observation of additional antonyms, and any conclusions ...


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Evil is, no pun intended a "necessary evil". For evil allows for free choice. This site puts it very well (cant vouch for the rest of the site): An animal killing its prey for food cannot be accused of committing an evil act since it has no choice in this matter. It was created by God with a predatory instinct and no free will. Similarly, angels ...


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They are all available here: Bereishis Shemos Vayikra Bemidbar Devarim


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El means power. It is used as a descriptiona as well as a name for G-d, humans, angels and even pagan gods. The plural of el is elim (powers or gods), and not “elohim." Hebrew has a full conjugation (with different forms for 1st, 2nd and 3rd person, singular and plural, masculine and feminine). A noun by itself isn't plural (so an "im" ending doesn't ...


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Malbim Beur Hamilot explains: הקרב הוא מה שמתאבקים מקרוב וזאת עושים בכח היד, והמלחמה הוא מרחוק וזאת צריך אימון האצבעות לשלוח חציו למטרה קרב (battle) refers to swordfighting here. This is done with the hands. מלחמה (war) is shooting arrows, which requires skilled fingers.



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