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A search using Sefaria seems to yield 110 instances of "נא" distributed in 97 verses in the Pentateuch ("נא" appears more than once in several verses, such as Genesis 47:29) including 64 verses in Genesis, 13 verses in Exodus (not including 12:9 where the meaning is "raw", regarding the paschal offering), 18 verses in Numbers, and two verses in Deuteronomy. ...


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There is no contradiction between sifra (and Rashi) and the Gemara in Kiddushin. The meaning of “erect” in the Gemara means something along the lines of “walking with arrogance”. It is assur to walk with arrogance, because it is like pushing HaShem away (Rashi ad. loc.), ie, denouncing HaShem. The meaning of “erect” in the sifra means something along the ...


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