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The Mishna says that if they are wise they would make a deal with the owner after Shabbat. If it's theirs, then why can't they keep it? As Rashi says ואם פקחים הם יעכבו הכל הוה ליה למיתני. The Gemara also says: חשבון מאי עבידתיה מהפקירא קזכו IOW: The gemara is asking "why discuss what happens after Shabbat?". It's theirs. Why are you "wise" if you sell ...


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The Maharal in Nesiv HaTorah ch. 6 explains the concept of the second answer with a parable, that someone who is going to see the King is happy on his way there because he is going to get to see the king, but once he gets there, the appropriate awe of the king's presence sets in. So, too, before you learn you have the happiness of what you are about to ...


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The Throne of Glory seems to represent Hashem's manifestation, or the manifestation of Hashem's directing the world, in the world. (I explained elsewhere that "honor" means manifestation or presence.) Medrash Tanchuma Shoftim 9: אמר רבי חנינא עתיד הקב"ה להראות כבודו לכל באי עולם ולהוריד כסא באמצע הרקיע Rebbi Chanina said: In the future, Hakadosh ...


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The eight statements are from eight different sages. Presumably, as in other places where the g'mara says "A says X, B says Y, etc", they are disagreeing with each other. Sometimes when there are multiple opinions the g'mara reconciles them (A was talking about this specific case where X applies, B was talking about this other case where Y applies, they ...


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There are two advantages of a pearl over a house full of wealth: it can be locked in a place (sewn into his hat) that only he has access to (presumably he wouldn't share his hat) while he will have people in his house it is with him 24 hours a day as opposed to his house which he must leave.



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