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The Sefer HaChinuch in the letter from the mechaber when spelling out the function of mitzvos notes that when it comes to negative mitzvos, there are some that a person is obligated without his will, and through the cause of his deeds. If he avoiding the said deed, there won't be any sin to him and nothing will be lacking from him. For example the ...


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Rehoboam had 18 wives and 60 concubines, 78 spouses total.


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Relevant, with a couple of related questions: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Cf6sxXpjvEI95fmKgtc52ID_mh7-sR36/view?usp=sharing It also has an attempt to work out the numbers for Korbon Pesach, in later generations. I would appreciate comments and suggestions. In the Pesach in Mitzrayim, it seems that each family handled its own Korban Pesach, putting it ...


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The Mishnah teaches us: The daily offering is sacrificed and its limbs are carried by nine priests, as mentioned in a previous mishna. These nine carry the limbs and the accompanying libations and meal-offerings. Occasionally, the service is performed by ten priests, occasionally by eleven, and sometimes by twelve priests; no fewer than nine and no more ...


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