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The idea of the name for the Messiah comes first from Tractate Sanhedrin which discusses Messiah's appearance. The context of the following comes from Psalm 72:17 - b. Sanhedrin, Folio 98B The School of R. Yannai said: His name is Yinnon, for it is written, His name shall endure for ever: e'er the sun was, his name is Yinnon. Another mention of this ...


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This is a "Kri Ksiv" situation in which it is spelled with a vav and pronounced with a yud Note that it is a verb and it means will be magnified Tehillime 72:17 יְהִי שְׁמוֹ | לְעוֹלָם לִפְנֵי שֶׁמֶשׁ יִנּוֹן (כתיב יִנֹּין) שְׁמוֹ וְיִתְבָּרְכוּ בוֹ כָּל גּוֹיִם יְאַשְּׁרֻהוּ May his name be forever; before the sun, his name will be magnified, ...


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There are a number of possibilities as shown by Rabbi Buchwald. Rav Hirsch, besides citing the Ramban refers to his own commentary on Vayishlach 36:1 which explains the concept of multiple names for individuals. Note that THE BIBLE "CODES": A TEXTUAL PERSPECTIVE The two versions are laid out side by side, with differences highlighted, in Abba ...



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