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Rav Hirsvch seems to deal with this in Chayei Sarah 23:4 dealing with the meaning of the word אחוזה Avraham is requesting a permanent burial site for "his dead". Thus he does not reference "Sarah my wife" but "my dead" in order to get the land as a cemetery. So that the underlying idea of אחוזה is being settled, the act of permanent settling. Avraham ...


This question contains two incorrect assumptions. One incorrect assumption is that a guilt offering (korban asham) is less serious than a sin offering (korban chatas). The Ramban 5:15 indicates that the opposite is true, and the Rama (O.C. 603:1) actually quotes as accepted halakha: one must expend greater effort in repenting from a sin that he might have ...

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