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