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The Maharal Teferes Yisroel 65 says that the meaning of Onkelos from Sinai is that the content and meaning of the Targum is in accordance with the tradition from the prophets and not his own innovation. It seems very difficult to understand Rashi as intending anything else, since Rashi writes: אונקלוס תרגם לשון מוקש. ואני אומר שלא חש לדקדק בלשון ...


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The Literal meaning is "He shall surely die". The Halachic meaning finds significance in the doubling of the word as is interpreted in Sanhedrin 45b as if the specified form of the death penalty cannot be performed, then any other form can be done. Regarding meaning this world and the next, on the drash level, I saw that in the Akeidas Yitzchak by Rabbi ...


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regarding the 1st time its mentioned shaarei kedusha 1:1 this is the zuhamas hanachash (the impurity the snake) injected in Chava (Eve) and in Adam, and through the evil and the impurity which he injected in them, he caused them sicknesses, afflictions, and death for their soul and body. And this is what is written "on the day you will eat from ...


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The simple answer to your question (aside from confusing transliteration) is that it's stylistic - it's a translation meaning "he shall surely die". That's it. As for why the emphasis, this article addresses the distinction between the usual formula (above) and the rarer formula dropping the first word. One answer given is: The Meshekh Chokhma on ...


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The Torah often "doubles" a verb as in "Aser T'aser", "Pato'ach Tiftach" (both in this week's parsha, R'eh). This is a "literary style" that is used for "emphasis" or "certainty". In your example, it means "He shall surely die" (or "Surely be put to death"). Occasionally, there is a midrash or some other explanation to the doubling.


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There are 304,805 letters in the Torah. There are 79,976 words in the Torah. There are 5,888 or 5,845 verses in the Torah. Bereishit (Genesis) 12 Sidrot 50 Chapters 1,534 Verses Shmot (Exodus) 11 Sidrot 40 Chapter 1,209 Verses Vayikra (Leviticus) 10 Sidrot 27 Chapters 859 Verses Bamidbar (Numbers) 10 Sidrot 36 Chapters 1,288 ...


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As explained in the source referenced here he started with Navi due to the poverty of a good collection of Mefarshim, Rashi on Nach is a more advanced pirush that doesn't explain the words the way his Pirush on the Torah does and there was a general lack of expert knowledge on Nach to learn from (I would say that part hasn't improved). So in other words, he ...


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