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I found an answer in mitzvot habait page 83 That it is because it was before the pain of child birth (also for the woman) But after the pain it is in singular only the man has the (full) obligation Beraishis 35.11 פְּרֵה וּרְבֵה
Yerushalmi Chagigah 2:1, דבר אחר ולמה בבי"ת שהוא בלשון ברכה ולא באל"ף שהוא לשון ארירה אמר הקדוש ברוך הוא איני בורא את עולמי אלא בבי"ת שלא יהו כל באי העולם אומרין היאך העולם יכול לעמוד ונברא בלשון ארירה אלא הריני בורא אותו בבי"ת בלשון ברכה ואולי יעמוד. Tanchuma Bereishis 5, למה פתח בברייתו של עולם בבי"ת ולא באל"ף והלא א' ראש לכל האותיות אלא לפי ...
If you see the previous verse (22), it is obviously a statement about mankind. Mor, you can see that the verse 22 states "האדם". G-d chase away mankind from Garden of Eden.
Adam is tzurah, Chava is chomer. The chet etz hadaas was to split the hashpaah of tzurah and chomer so each became destructive in its own right, es hakruvim (chomer) vees lahat hacherev (tzurah). Adam (super tzurah) now needs to serve the earth to reconnect himself to chomer. Chava (super chomer) now needs pain in child bearing to create tzurah (through ...
The basis of the question is a misconception of the roots of the words. Eitz means tree, and its plural is eitzim. Eitzah means advice, and its plural is eitzos. Both words are Hebrew.
When I read that piece, I imagined a giant onion of water, with lots of layers. When Hashem created the firmament, He took one of the middle layers and "crusted" it, such that it became solid. He then took a lower layer, still with plenty of water beneath it, and did the same thing, emptying out all the water between these two layers. (Based on note 3 in the ...
Take a look at the first Ramban in Sefer Bereishis. He makes reference to an idea that Hashem created a "yuli" and created everything else from that. I've seen two explanations for this: one is the atom and the other is the Big Bang.
The most straightforward reading of the passuk is most likely "And Hashem God banished him (Adam) from Gan Eden to work the ground from which he (Adam) was taken" and, as can easily be inferred, Chavah as well, though she was neither to work the ground nor taken from the ground. Why it specifies Adam specifically? Who knows. Maybe there was a bigger concern ...
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