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comment From whence do we learn that the Torah does not mince words?
Thanks to the insightful comments (and DoubleAA's link to MonicaCellio's question), I think this question can safely be closed as a dupe of hers. Thank you all and tizku le'mitzwot!
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comment From whence do we learn that the Torah does not mince words?
Given the clarification in my previous comment, do you think the question requires rewording?
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comment From whence do we learn that the Torah does not mince words?
Perhaps I should reword the question. What I really meant to uncover is how we know that each word/pasuq in the Torah must be meaningful. Sure, it seems logical. But, do we have a source/tradition stating such?
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asked From whence do we learn that the Torah does not mince words?
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comment Shmitah nowadays?
For one widely accepted poseq's view, see Yalqut Yosef's Qitzur Shulhhan Arukh, Yoreh De'ah 331:9 that "most posqim consider Shemitah today to be Mi'De'Rabbanan"