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the rabbis count 48 prophets and 7 prophetesses in tenach [added credit to DoubleAA- whose prophecies are relevant for future generations]. It seems Adam and Abel and Cain aren't listed http://www.askmoses.com/en/article/248,89728/How-many-prophets-were-there-and-who-were-they.html The RAMBAM lists levels of prophecy. (in his guide for the ...


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Rav Dessler in Michtav M'Eliyahu vol. 1 pg. 164 addresses exactly this question - How could G-d continue speaking to Cain after he sinned (Bereishis 4:9)?. I can't find the text online to link, but his basic idea is the following: We generally have a broad intellectual awareness of Hashem and His greatness, which should lead us to righteousness, but does ...


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Firstly, God spoke to Cain before he sinned. Secondly, God may speak with anyone. When there are a selection of people and God needs someone to preach righteousness to the public, He will pick from among the most righteous. At the time of Cain, the only two other people in the universe invented sin and introduced mortality. The only being sufficiently ...


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The good guy prophets which one is commanded to listen to are those mentioned in Deuteronomy 18:15 "The LORD your God will raise up unto you a Prophet from the midst of you, of your brethren, like unto me; unto him you shall hearken;" Rashi: [A prophet] from among you, from your brothers, like me (Moses): This means: Just as I am among you, from your ...



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