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The Talmud (Sanhedrin 91b) proves "resurrection of the dead" from this seemingly grammatical error: It has been taught: R. Meir said, Whence do we know resurrection from the Torah? From the verse, Then shall Moses and the children of Israel sing this song unto the Lord: not sang but shall sing is written: thus resurrection is taught in the Torah. ...


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1. Focusing on the question of when the twentieth birthday had to fall, Rashi to Bamidbar 14:33 writes that the decree was such that the men died when they had entered their 60th year. This means that anyone who was aged 20 at the time of the Golden Calf (over a year prior) would eventually die in the desert, but not anyone who was not then 20, even though ...


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Note that the decree was that those that were between 20 and 60 who were eligible to be in the army were condemned to die in the desert. At each tisha b'av, those that reached 60 during the previous year died. On the year of entering the land, no-one died on tisha b'av. However, theoretically those who had been above 60 (and were now above 100), could have ...


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So the Malbim gives a very lengthy answer to the last part of your question as to why Yehoshua sent spies especially given the previous failure in parsha shelach lecha (ספר יהושע עם פירוש המלבי"ם (ב:א איך שלח יהושע מרגלים אחרי שראה הרע שנמשך משליחות המרגלים בימי משה? How did Yehoshua send spies after he saw the bad that resulted from sending spies in ...


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In Yehoshua (perek 12), there are listed all the kings that Yehoshua and benei yisrael conquered after entering C’naan. It ends by saying: מֶ֥לֶךְ תִּרְצָ֖ה אֶחָ֑ד כָּל־מְלָכִ֖ים שְׁלֹשִׁ֥ים וְאֶחָֽד׃ The king of Tirzah, one; all the kings, thirty one And although there was still land to be captured: (13:2) זֹ֥את הָאָ֖רֶץ הַנִּשְׁאָ֑רֶת כָּל־...


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