The Gemara in Pesachim 117a brings a disagreement whether כס יה, in the last pasuk of Beshalach, is one word or two. As far as I know all modern Sifrei Torah (Ashkenazi, Sefardi, Teimoni) have two words, but according to מאורות נתן, the Keter has כסיה as a single word.

What does כסיה mean? Is it still "the Throne of Hashem" or does it mean something different?

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    Do any of the combinations in Pesachim mean anything other than what they would mean as two words? – b a Jan 20 '19 at 1:41
  • I would assume that the 'Keter' referred to is the Tanach Keter Aram Tzova which Rambam also poskined from. I am not certain, but I believe that this portion of Keter Aram Tzova has been lost. The Keter Yerushalayim published by Hebrew University used the Leningrad manuscript which was supposed to have been copied from Keter Aram Tzova for portions that were missing. In the Keter Yerushalayim, it is 2 words, not one. – Yaacov Deane Jan 21 '19 at 20:30
  • @YaacovDeane as I said, my source is מאורות נתן, which was written before it was lost. Check the link. – Heshy Jan 21 '19 at 20:34
  • The missing Aleph, if formed into a single word, could be understood to mean the concealment of the name, Aleph, Yud, Heh which I believe is part of the name formed from 72 triplets, meaning the 216 letter name pronounced by the Kohen Gadol on Yom Kippur. – Yaacov Deane Jan 21 '19 at 20:34
  • @Heshy I understand, but I am not certain that that portion of the Torah (meaning the 5 books of Moshe) is missing from Keter Aram Tzova today. You would have to check the manuscript in Jerusalem. – Yaacov Deane Jan 21 '19 at 20:37

Rav Dovid Tzvi Hoffman on this Passuk suggests that the word כסיה would mean forever/ongoing:

ואולי הפירוש של ״כסיה״ – לדעתם של אלה הסוברים כי תיבה אחת יש כאן – הוא: המכוסה, העטוף, כלומר הנצח, כמו ״עולם״ מלשון עלם, להסתיר, ופירושו של הכתוב הוא אפוא: יהא זאת מצבת נצח

Rabbi Chaim Heller (footnote 11 here) suggests that it would mean "throne", just as כסא does.

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