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The Ibn Ezra (cited by the Malbim as being in Parshas Bo, but I assume he means to refer to his comments to Shemos 3:15) explains that ה' צבא-ות refers to Hashem being the upholder of the צבא השמים. The Radak to Yeshaya 6:3 says that it refers to the armies on High and below. The Malbim to Yeshaya 6:3 (you can see it here), in explaining the line ק' ק' ק' ...


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It's called nesachim, as in Pesachim 42b: "When they used to bring nesachim from Yehuda, their wine wouldn't spoil."


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Bogeress is essentially an independent, mature woman. This happens 6 months after the physical, Halachic signs of puberty, but not before 12 and 1/2 years old. This the category she remains in for the rest of her life. If a woman's puberty is delayed to 30 days into her 20th year (or another opinion is 30 days short of 20 years old) and she shows the ...


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Bogeress in Hebrew literally means one who has matured and grown into a woman. She is a woman at that point; from then on. In other words, you stop referring to her as a bogeress the instant she becomes a bogeress because you cannot become an adult a second time.


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A better translation of "korban" is "that which brings one close". It's not that you're "giving up" something (e.g. an animal from your flock) in some sort of tit-for-tat scheme to balance out a debt or transgression; rather, you bring a korban because God commanded it and we want to follow God's commands. There are several types of korban, and you'll ...


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The prohibition of erasing divine names is derived from the juxtaposition of "...we'avadtem eth shemam..." ("and destroy their names...") and "Lo ta'asun kein la'hashem..." ("Do not do likewise to the L-rd..."). In general, it’s forbidden to erase even one letter of any of the 7 divine names : שם הויה, אדנות, א-ל, א-לוה, אל-הים, ש-די, צב-אות (the ...



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