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The term מתכוין refers to intention. מדעת means awareness. There are times when the main point is one's awareness of an action, not one's intent. For example, we find in the gemara the concept of אבידה מדעת where something is considered to be "lost" with awareness. Example: putting items in a garbage pile which will be emptied (Baba Metzia 25b). It'...


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The Be'er Basadeh on Bereishis 1:26 rejects the answer of the Sifsei Chachamim quoted by @gershongold above that they can't be jealous of each other but they could be jealous of humans because it makes no sense. Angels are entirely holy with no element of jealousy or hatred. They only serve Hashem with no externalities, just a fear of Hashem. Instead, the Be'...


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The envy of the Malachom had to for Klal Yisroel receiving the Torah was not what Moshe was referring to when he spoke about jealousy. Envying someone for doing something good is not the prohibition of Lo Sacmod The Gemara (Bava Basra 21a) says that although kinah – envy – is generally a destructive and evil trait, sometimes it can be quite positive and ...


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