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This is my own reasoning; I don't have rabbinic sources. It appears that at the time Israel was in Egypt, the typical dwelling was the four-room house, which had the following layout for the ground floor: While multiple rooms means interior passages, there appears to be only one exterior doorway. The following photo from an archaeological site of the ...


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My answer is this. As the other answer has already stated it was only slaves who could not leave Egypt but not free men. Pharaoh also said before he enslaved them that they would go out the land. For some reason he wanted to keep them in. The Bnai Efraim who went out of their own accord, they believed the "shibbud" had finished, the 400 years were over and ...


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The Shach on the Torah says that since they were the sons of royalty, the Eframites lived in peace and security in Egypt, and were not enslaved. One of Efrayim's descendants (Gozan? - not sure who that is) announced that G-d told him that he was to take them out of Egypt. Then, the Bnei Efrayim, left. However, we are told that the more the Jews were ...


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Lets look at this "change" they had the following way: You have a cleaner that always cleans for you and you love her work, in fact she is amazing at it! One day she gets up and asks you is she can leave for three days and you say yes. So now you will have to clean yourself for the next three days. Now you tell yourself "Okay I can do this for 3 days its ...



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