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Assei is an action as reffering to the one doing it. Taaseh is passive inflexive of who or what the action was done do. A mitzvas lo saasei means an act which should not be done, it does not mean an act of not doing. When reffering to a person doing something to himself the wording is inconsequential in many cases in English, but in hebrew refocuses the ...


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The first two words are a verb and the preposition that adjoins it, which wouldn't seem to require a pause. The second and third words are a preposition and the main noun of its object noun phrase, which wouldn't seem to require a pause. The last two words are a noun phrase (a noun and its predicative nominal), which wouldn't seem to require a pause. I ...


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The grammarian's answer is that cholam and shuruk are interchangeable. So writes Radak, Ben-Zev, and one of today's greatest Hebrew grammarians, R. Meir Mazuz. Why one is chosen in one instance and the other in another is simply a matter of style. Interestingly, R. Yosef Bechor Shor interprets "מול" here as "to cut" as it is used most often in reference to ...



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