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What knowledge did the people of Pharaoh use to predict birth of the one that shall bring down the Pharaoh's rule?

See the famous Rashi which brings the Shemos Rabbah in Shemos 1:16: אם בן הוא וגו'. לֹא הָיָה מַקְפִּיד אֶלָּא עַל הַזְּכָרִים, שֶׁאָמְרוּ לוֹ אִצְטַגְנִינָיו שֶׁעָתִיד לְהִוָּלֵד בֵּן הַמּוֹשִׁיעַ ...
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Connection between Purim and Exodus

It seems to me that both the Passover/Exodus of Exodus 12 and the Festival of Purim (Esther 9) are examples of our deliverance from a death sentence. A freeing or a reversal of fortune from the ...
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How righteous is Bathya - The daughter of Pharaoh?

A few sources that can begin to perhaps answer your question... Firstly, one can argue that she did not necessarily need the child to cry to rescue him. According to the Midrash HaGadol (Bereishis 23:...
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Seeming discrepancies in 7th portion of Shemos?

According to Ramban (commentary to Shemot 5:22), the story described in Shemot Chapter 5 could actually have taken place over many months: It is possible that there was a long period of time to this ...
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"They made life bitter for them" Shemot 1:14 - Question about the word וַיְמָרְר֨וּ

Rabbi Tauber, in commentary on Chayav Inish: To illustrate by analogy, the term sweetness is applied in many different contexts. For example, food is described as being sweet, a melody is called ...
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