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Those Chumashim are unfortunately mistaken. All old manuscripts of the Torah have listed that there are 119 verses (see clips from 8 of them here). If you count the Decalogue as 10 verses, as is read in Taam Elyon, then you get 119. Problem solved. (All those Mikraot Gedolot are probably just copying from Daniel Bomberg's edition which has this problem ...



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