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Why the use of אָחִֽי in 1 Melachim 13:30 וַיִּסְפְּד֥וּ עָלָ֖יו ה֥וֹי אָחִֽי

According to the Metzudas Dovid it was a term of endearment bemoaning the situation. הוי אחי. רצה לומר: צר לי עליך רעי Alas my brother - this means to say: I feel sorry for you my friend. Indeed, ...
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Why the use of אָחִֽי in 1 Melachim 13:30 וַיִּסְפְּד֥וּ עָלָ֖יו ה֥וֹי אָחִֽי

It was a call-and-response initiated by the prophet in Beit El. Abarbanel and others take the track that the fellow was a retired, one-time legitimate prophet, who wasn't being malicious here. In that ...
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