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In 1 Chronicles 27:25, what is the difference between a storehouse and a treasury?

As @JoelK said it depends on context. Rashi explains the context which helps gives an understanding for the choice of translation: ועל אוצרות המלך. אוצרות כסף וזהב, כל זה הולך ומספר לגדולת דוד ואפילו ...
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In 1 Chronicles 27:25, what is the difference between a storehouse and a treasury?

It looks like it is just context. אוצר just means storage. In contexts of fields etc. it would refer to grain. In context to a king's storage, it would mean his treasury. So the translator just used ...
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Can the mother determine the tribe of the son if her father had no sons and she was married to a gentile

I looked at the commentaries and none of them say that Attai was a member of the tribe of Judah. The law is clear that descent goes by the father even if one has a Jewish mother. See here A Baraitha ...
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How do we determine the nature of the reign of the kings when the numbers don't seem to add up?

But the word מָלַךְ is the same for all of these kings - wouldn't all of the מָלַךְs either refer to the beginning of a co-regency, or the beginning of a reign alone? And if not: how do we ...
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