First it says

כָּל הַנֹּגֵעַ בָּהָר מוֹת יוּמָת

Then a Posuk later:

אִם בְּהֵמָה אִם אִישׁ לֹא יִחְיֶה

Why is there a double death warning?

  • In jest, I would say that Hashem knew how Jews are, (every Jew needs to test the "wet paint",) so he needed a double warning to keep them off...
    – ElonMusk
    Nov 13, 2023 at 17:46

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The Daas Zekeinim explains that someone who touched the mountain got killed through stoning. The second warning is that those that stone the one who touched the mountain should do it from afar.

  • I wish you would explain where you see that Jan 17, 2011 at 0:12

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