Hot answers tagged

4

The word קרי appears only seven times in tanach*, and all of them are here in this section, (according to the Mesorah Ketana,) so there's some dispute about exactly what this word means and what its root is. *I'm including the word בקרי, also only found here, in this count. I've seen the following explanations: Happenstance (1) The ספרא, as brought by ...


2

Rashi to that passuk (first p'shat) says it means that Avraham and his children should have the power to give brachos; up until this point, Hashem gave the brachos, not people.


1

From the Kabale point of view, Elokeinu refers to Gvurah, which is usually translated into rigor and justice. This world is under Gvurah attribute (Yalkut shim'oni). Malkhut isn't Gvurah : Malkhut is reign. In fact, it is the attribute that is above and below in Sder Hischtalchelous. Which means Malkhut transfers all 9 attributes above her to the world ...


1

Although I never learned the sugya in Gittin, I actually just got through learning the sugya in Bava Metzia. When I learned that story, I understood that story quite literally: the man was such a wicked person, he slept with someone on Yom Kippur. Not only that, but he slept with a Na'arah Ha'meorasah. (Both are assur on a d'Oraisa level, the former ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible