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Theodical arguments from Bereshit Rabbah 69:5 - why are they rarely if ever used?

I seem to remember this being at least part of subject of a book by Rabbi Adin Even Yisroel Steinsaltz, A”H, called, “The Long Shorter Way”. I can’t recall if he actually quoted the source you are ...
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What were David's reasons for writing Psalms?

To partly answer your question... One ma'an d'amar says that some of Tehillim reflects that which happened personally to Dovid. Note Pesachim 117a: תָּנוּ רַבָּנַן: כׇּל שִׁירוֹת וְתוּשְׁבָּחוֹת ...
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Galus: three or four?

There are four Galuyot according to what our sources say, as you mentioned above. According to the Zohar there is an fith Galut, called Galut Ishmael ( Arabs). This is also at the core of the ...
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Why Pharaoh of Exodus, in Ezekiel 29:3?

Meir has brought an answer that has all the information you need to answer the question. Firstly, the Bereshit Rabbah doesn't seem to mention anything about the Exodus? Just want to get that out of ...
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Pharaoh made himself according to "Ezekiel 29:3"?

The wording is וַאֲנִי עֲשִׂיתִנִי which means "I formed myself" (it is a poetic contraction of עשיתי אותי, I made myself). Translations (Koren, JPS, Kaplan), in order to fit with the rest ...
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