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Radak Yirmiyahu 1:1 says that Yirmiyahu's father was Chilkiyahu ben Shalom - חלקיהו בן שלום. Chilkiyahu ben Shalom ben Tzadok came from the Bnei Tzadok that are Meyuchas to Pinchas. see page 8.


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It isn't an afterthought; it is a deliberate semichus where the Torah places the law of temimim next to the nesachim to teach that this law applies to the nesachim as well as the Korban itself. Gemara (Menachos 87a): רבי יוסי בר׳ יהודה אומר שיש בו קמחין פסול שנאמר תמימים יהיו לכם ומנחתם תמימים יהיו לכם ונסכיהם. Rabbi Yosei, son of Rabbi Yehuda, says: Wine ...


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The Gemarah in Sanhedrin (106A) says that Billam was killed in the Midyan war, because he had come to collect payment for the 24,000 Jews that were killed through his idea. This seems to indicate that 24,000 was the total amount, because if there was more, I'm sure Billam would of been the first to come collect for it. However, it's entirely possible more ...


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Rashi on that verse seems to address this; ולפני אלעזר הכהן יעמד. הֲרֵי שְׁאֵלָתְךָ שֶׁשָּׁאַלְתָּ, שֶׁאֵין הַכָּבוֹד הַזֶּה זָז מִבֵּית אָבִיךָ, שֶׁאַף יְהוֹשֻׁעַ יְהֵא צָרִיךְ לְאֶלְעָזָר (תנחומא): ולפני אלעזר הכהן יעמד AND HE SHALL STAND BEFORE ELEAZAR THE PRIEST — Here you have the request that you have made: that this honour should not depart from ...


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