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GOALS ===== We present today the GRAND SUMMARY of the alignment method. I hope you have enjoyed this method. Over 100 Rashis are summarized below. The ALIGNMENT method focuses on 2 verses with almost identical words; the minor differences justify inferences. There are 4 main methods RECORD LAYOUT ------------- Here is a typical record -------------------------------------------------------------- Mthd Verse Topic Verse Text Post Ex ---- -------- ------ ------------------------------- ---- --- SAME Gn49-11b POETRY Tieing to [VINE|SRK] his donkey 1 1 -------------------------------------------------------------- Note that records are more than 65 characters. Hence this summary should be read with wide margins. To explain the record layout we analyze the above example THE VERSE & VERSE TEXT Gn49-11 -------------------------------- Tieing his donkey to the VINE tieing his donkey to the SORAYK THE ALIGNMENT NOTATION ---------------------- Notice how the CAPPED words VINE and SORAYK align. We can more compactly notate this using a vertical Bar method ------------------------------------- Tieing his donkey to the [VINE | SRK] ------------------------------------- THis notation indicates that the verse has 2 halves with VINE aligning with SORAYK THE METHOD (MTHD) ----------------- THere are 4 main methods for interpreting ALIGNMENT. We use her the SAME method. Under this method the two aligned words are the same: That is: SORAYK is inferred to have the same meaing as VINE. THE TOPIC --------- This is a POETRY verse. Many poetry verses use this alignment method. The topic helps focus on commonality and usually refers to the topic of the verse THE POST & EX -------------- Recall that this is a summary. This particular example comes from EXAMPLE 1 in the posting ALIGN-1 which you can find on the Rashi calendar at http://www.RashiYomi.Com/calendar.htm You can also hyperlink to this posting from the HTML version of this page. This allows further review of examples. THE LISTS --------- We first present an overview of the main methods of ALIGNMENT with examples. We then present detailed lists for each method.
THE 4 MAIN METHODS OF ALIGNMENT We present here the 4 main methods of alignment with examples. This is followed by 4 lists with over a 100 examples of Mthd Verse Verse Text Point of Alignment SAME Gn49-11b Tieing to [VINE|SRK] his donkey SRK = VINE *1 2 CASES Ex20-03a Dont [POSSESS|MAKE] idols*2 Dont OWN; Dont BUY INFER Nu22-11b banish them [FROM MY VICINITY|*] BANISH=DESTROY*3 ADD-ON Ex29-13b Finger [ON|FROM|OF] Liver*4 finger+little liver COMMENTS *1 We conclude that the Hebrew root SRK has the SAME meaning as as word VINE *2 Thus there are two distinct prohibitions *3 Ordinarily if a person said BANISH THEM we might interpret this to mean BANISH THEM FROM ME. We wouldnt be justified in being picky on words. - BANISH THEM FROM ME means just banish them - BANISH THEM ------- means destroy them. It is the alignment that justifies this pickiness *4 The law requires that we take the finger of the liver with a little bit of liver on it. We infer this from the 3 prepositions ON FROM OF --ON THE LIVER implies that the finger should have a little liver added to it from the place where finger & liver meet --FROM THE LIVER implies that no extra liver should be taken *5 There are 6 extra methods which are summarized in a 5th list. Most of these methods are other Rashi methods or else they are very rare methods. It would appear from their rareness that these inferences are peculiar and non-standard.
ALIGNMENTS INDICATING sameness OF MEANING In the examples below the two aligned words are assumed to have the same meaning. Mthd Verse Topic Verse Text Post Ex SAME Gn49-11b POETRY*1 Tieing to [VINE|SRK] his donkey 1 1 SAME Dt32-42a POETRY*2 Ill get drunk from[BLOOD|BLOOD OF ENEMY] 14 32 SAME Dt32-42b POETRY*3 My sword will eat [FLESH|ENEMY HEADS] 14 33 SAME Dt14-13a KOSHER*4 [RAAH|*] AYAH[*|SPECIES]&DAYA[SPECIES|*] 16 36 SAME Nu29-26a HOLIDAYS*5 PASSOVER [1st FRUITS|SHAVUOTH] SUCCOTH 23 51 SAME Ex01-11e RAMSAYTH*6 Jews in [RAmeSAYTH|RAmeSAYTH|RAamSAYTH] 33 72 SAME Nu28-05a NESACHIM*7 [1|a] 10th [AYFAH|*] flour [FOR|*]Mincha 36 79 SAME Nu28-07a NESACHIM*7 [*|wine for] libation a 1/4th hin 36 80 SAME Nu28-07b NESACHIM*7 3 10ths Minch flour with [1/2 hin|*] oil 36 81 SAME Dt32-16a SINNING*8 They make God [JEALOUS|ANGRY] 48 108 SAME Dt32-16b SINNING*8 with [STRANGE|DISGUSTING] sins 48 109 SAME Dt32-22b PUNISHMENT [Ill anger|a fire burns] [ON THEM|*]*9 49 110 SAME Dt32-22c PUNISHMENT Ill [ERASE|FIRE] [THEIR|*] [MEMORY|FOOD]*9 49 111 SAME Dt32-22d PUNISHMENT Ill [ERASE|FIRE] [THEIR|*] [MEMORY|CITYS] 49 112 SAME Dt32-23a PUNISHMENT [Ill anger|Ill add troubles] [ON THEM|*]*9 49 113 SAME Dt32-23b PUNISHMENT [Ill anger|Ill dump arrows] [ON THEM|*]*9 49 114 SAME Dt32-25a PUNISHMENT Ill [ERASE|KNIFE] [THEIR|* ]*9 49 115 SAME Dt32-25b PUNISHMENT [MEMORY|STREETS][MEMORY|ROOMS]*9 49 116 SAME Dt32-18a FORGETTING [THE ROCK|GOD] who [GAVE BIRTH|HOLLOWED] 52 117 SAME Dt32-19a FORGETING to you has been [NEGLECTED|FORGOTTEN]*10 52 118 SAME Dt32-17a IDOLATRY They offer to [NO-gODS|gODS not known]*11 53 119 SAME Dt32-17b IDOLATRY They offer to [NO-gODS|gODS not known]*11 53 120 SAME Dt32-17c IDOLATRY They offered to [DEMONS|gods not GOATED] 53 121 SAME Dt32-21a IDOLATRY They offer to [NO-gODS|gODS not known]*11 53 122 SAME Dt32-21b IDOLATRY They offer to [NO-gODS|gODS not known]*11 53 123 COMMENTS *1 Thus SRK means vine *2 THus BLOOD refers to the BLOOD OF THE ENEMY *3 Thus FLESH refers to the ENEMY HEADS *4 We infer that RAAH, AYAH, DAYA are all the same bird. Rashi identifies 3 methods of linguistis change *5 We infer that SHAVUOTH is the holiday of 1st FRUITS *6 RAAMSAYTH & RAMESAYTH are the same city The name was changed when Pharoh made it an industrial center (it used to be an agricultrual center) *7 Nu28 and Nu15 both speak about the libations. The libations consist of WINE, FLOUR & OIL. e.g. We have 1 TENTH of flour for a lamb, 2 TENTHS for a RAM etc. The numbers in these 2 chapters are the same Where measurements are missing they are assumed transferred *8 Rashi combines together the nuances of JEALOUS & ANGRY Simliarly Rashi combines STRANGE & DISGUSTING *9 In some of these verses it says God will punish THEM while in other verses the word THEM is absent. Rashi using alignment simply transfers the word THEM to all the verses (Or in some cases the word THEIR: Eg The fire ate [THEIR] land) *10 The verse says the same thing twice: YOU FORGOT THE GOD WHO GAVE BIRTH TO YOU: YOU NEGLECTED THE ROCK WHO HOLLOWED YOU. Alignment justifies inferring that the 2 verse halves mean the same thing (HOLLOW means to give birth because gestation takes place in the hollow of the womb) *11 NO_gODS refer to gods used for purposes other than power (like the god of love). gODS THAT ARE NOT KNOWN refer to non-mainstream gods.
ALIGNMENTS INDICATING 2 CASES The alignments below clearly indicate 2 cases. e.g. Lv20-05a says I God will CUT OFF HIM (The worshipper of MOLECH) Lv20-05a says I God will PLACE MY FACE AGAINST HIS FAMILY Rashi explains that the family is punished for not protesting the molech worshippers act (of burning children). Notice how - the family has a lesser sin than the actual worshipper - their punishment (PLACE FACE) is less severe than CUT OFF Mthd Verse Topic Verse Text Post Ex 2 CASES Ex20-03a IDOLATRY Dont [POSSESS|MAKE] idols*1 4 8 2 CASES Lv20-05a MOLECH*2 Ill [place MY FACE|Cut off] [FAMILY|him] 4 9 2 CASES Lv20-05a MOLECH*2 Ill [place MY FACE|Cut off] [FAMILY|him] 4 10 2 CASES Nu10-03a Trumpets blast[THEM|ONE] &[NATION|LEADERS] gather 13*3 28 2 CASES Nu10-03b Trumpets blast[THEM|ONE] &[NATION|LEADERS] gather 13*3 29 2 CASES Nu10-04a Trumpets blast[THEM|ONE] &[NATION|LEADERS] gather 13*3 30 2 CASES Nu10-04b Trumpets blast[THEM|ONE] &[NATION|LEADERS] gather 13*3 31 2 CASES Dt32-05a POETRY [HURT|BLEMISH] [GOD|HIS SONS] [NO|*]*4 15 33 2 CASES Dt32-05b POETRY [HURT|BLEMISH] [GOD|HIS SONS] [NO|*]*4 15 34 2 CASES Dt32-05c POETRY [HURT|BLEMISH] [GOD|HIS SONS] [NO|*]*4 15 35 2 CASES Nu29-06a SACRIFICE brings sacrifices [*|Besides such &such] 24*5 52 2 CASES Nu29-11a SACRIFICE brings sacrifices [*|Besides such &such] 24*5 53 2 CASES Nu29-11b SACRIFICE brings sacrifices [*|Besides such &such] 24*5 54 2 CASES Nu28-24a OFFERINGS [PASSOVER|SUCCOTH][*|OFFER THIS DAILY] 26*5 56 2 CASES Lv10-14b PRIESTS [THIGH|TERUMAH] in[PURE PLACE|ANY PLACE] 28*7 59 2 CASES Nu18-10a PRIESTS [SACRIFICE|THIGH]in[HOLIES|PURE][MALES*] 28*7 58 2 CASES Nu18-31a PRIESTS [THIGH|TERUMAH] in[PURE PLACE|ANY PLACE] 28*7 60 2 CASES Ex25-40a TEMPLE [MAKE|ERECT][MNRH|MSHKN]as[SHOWN|SHOWED] 30*8 63 2 CASES Ex26-30a TEMPLE [MAKE|ERECT][MNRH|MSHKN]as[SHOWN|SHOWED] 30*8 64 2 CASES Ex26-30b TEMPLE [MAKE|ERECT][MNRH|ALTAR]as[SHOWN|SHOWED] 30*8 65 2 CASES Dt12-27a HOLY FOOD blood on altar; flesh[ON ALTAR|IS EATEN] 35*9 78 2 CASES Nu28-12a NESACHIM [LIBATE|SACRIFICE] [WINE|MINCHAHS]*10 36 83 2 CASES Nu28-31a LIBATIONS unblemished[*|WITH THEIR LIBATIONS]*11 25 55 COMMENTS *1 There are two prohibition -- Dont make idols -- Dont buy them (dont possess them) *2 Here are the punishments -- the molech worshipper(burns his son) is CUT OFF -- the worshippers family has GODS FACE against them (because they should have protested) *3 Here are the rules (Explicitly said) -- One blast is a signal for all elders to congregate -- two blasts is a signal for all people to congregate -- a stacatto blast is a signal for the nation to journey *4 Dt32-05 reads DID THE JEWISH SIN HURT GOD? NO! THE JEWISH SIN HURT THE JEWS *5 In Nu28 if it says bring sacrifices for this holiday BESIDES these other sacrifices we infer that 2 sets of sacrifices were brought (eg On Sabbath both the daily and Sabbath sacrifices were brought) Similarly on Succoth it says bring this number on day 2 and this number on day 3 while on Passover it says bring this number all 7 days (Thus the passover numbers are constant while the Succoth numbers vary) *7 The Priest right to eat foods is a function of purity -- Sacrifices are only eaten by males in full purity -- Certain priestly gifts may be eaten by both genders -- certain gifts may be eaten in several places(not just holy) *8 Throughout the temple construction it says to make it as SHOWN. By the Candellabrah it says to make it as IS BEING SHOWED. The inference is that Moses had to be shown the Candellabrah construction a second time because its construction was the most delicate in the whole temple *9 Sacrifice blood is never eaten. Animal sacrifice is not eaten for ELEVATION offerings but is eaten for PEACE offerings. *10 ANIMALS are SACRIFICED FLOUR OFFERINGS are OFFERED WINE LIBATIONS are LIBATED (Poured on altar) *11 Both the sacrifices and libations must be unblemished
ALIGNMENTS REQUIRING inference of nuances The list below presents alignments where the differences require studying nuances. For example one verse says DONT SWEAR FALSELY while another verse says DONT SWEAR FOR NOUGHT. I might take these phrases (FALSELY, FOR NOUGHT) as meaning the same principle BUt because of the ALIGNMENT principle I extract nuances -- I shouldnt swear FALSELY (eg saying a tree is stone) -- I shouldnt swear FOR NOUGHT (eg saying a tree is a tree) The justification for this interpretation comes from the ALIGNMENT Mthd Verse Topic Verse Text Post Ex INFER Lv24-15a Blasphemy [SUFFER|DIE] for Cursing [GOD|GODS NAME] 6*1 13 INFER Lv24-16a Blasphemy [SUFFER|DIE] for Cursing [GOD|GODS NAME] 6*1 14 INFER Lv18-07a Incest incest:[FATHER|FATHERS WIFE] [*|& mother] 7*2 16 INFER Lv18-07b Incest incest:[FATHER|FATHERS WIFE] [*|& mother] 7*2 17 INFER Lv18-08a Incest incest:[FATHER|FATHERS WIFE] [*|& mother] 7*2 18 INFER Ex13-05d Education [ *|WHEN YOUR SON] [ASKS|SAYS] to you... 8*3 20 INFER Lv24-21a Torts if you hit an [ANIMAL|ANIMALS SOUL] pay 8*4 19 INFER Ex20-07a OATHS dont swear [FALSELY|FOR NOUGHT] 10*5 23 INFER Lv19-12a OATHS no false oaths by [MY NAME|NAME OF GOD] 10*5 24 INFER Nu20-08a Water We [&|& children] will Die [*|of thirst] 12*6 27 INFER Nu10-05a Trumpets Blast a [BLAST|STACATTO] 13*7 32 INFER Dt07-04a MARRIAGE [JEWESS-GOY|*]jew-nonjewess;[*|defect] 18*8 39 INFER Dt03-02a WAR God said [*|DONT FEAR HIM]..[SICHON|OG] 20*9 41 INFER Ex21-20b MURDER*10 with a [HAND|*] stone [THAT CAN KILL|*] 21 48 INFER Nu35-16a MURDER*10 [*|HAND][IRON|STONE][*|LETHAL][UTENSL|*] 21 43 INFER Nu35-17a MURDER*10 [*|HAND][IRON|WOOD] [*|LETHAL][UTENSL|*] 21 44 INFER Nu35-17b MURDER*10 [*|HAND][IRON|WOOD] [*|LETHAL][UTENSL|*] 21 45 INFER Nu35-18a MURDER*10 [*|HAND][IRON|WOOD] [*|LETHAL][UTENSL|*] 21 46 INFER Nu35-18b MURDER*10 with a [HAND|*] [WOOD UTENSIL|ROD] 21 47 INFER Ex12-25a ISRAEL*11 [WHEN|IN] [YOU COME|COMING] to Israel 29 61 INFER Nu15-18a ISRAEL*11 [WHEN|IN] [YOU COME|COMING] to Israel 29 62 INFER Ex21-34b TORTS*12 [RETURN|PAY|PAY PAY] [MONEY|BEST LAND|*] 31 67 INFER Ex22-04d TORTS*12 [RETURN|PAY|PAY PAY] [MONEY|BEST LAND|*] 31 66 INFER Nu22-05d BALAK*13 Behold [A|THE] nation left Egypt 34 73 INFER Nu22-05f BALAK*13 [BEHOLD|*] they cover the earth 34 74 INFER Nu22-06a BALAK*13 [THEY ARE IN MILITARY FORMATION|*] 34 75 INFER Nu22-11a BALAK*13 Go [CURSE|VIOLENTLY CURSE] them 34 76 INFER Nu22-11b BALAK*13 banish them [FROM MY VICINITY|*] 34 77 INFER Dt22-05a CLOTHING [WOMEN|MEN] shouldnt [HAVE|WEAR]*14 38 84 INFER Dt22-05b CLOTHING ... [MALE|FEMALE] [UTENSILS|GARMENTS]*14 38 85 INFER Gn24-07a GOD*15 God Lord of Heaven [AND EARTH|*] 39 86 INFER Gn24-17a WELL*16 [FILLED BUCKET, WENT UP| DREW WATER] 40 87 INFER Gn22-24a REQUESTS [*|FATHER] [& DINE|*] & eat from ...*17 41 89 INFER Gn27-19a REQUESTS Im Esauv [*|YOUR SON] your eldest ...*17 41 87 INFER Gn27-19b REQUESTS [MY|YOUR SONS] food ...*17 41 90 INFER Gn27-22a REQUESTS [I DID AS ASKED|*] [PLEASE|*] get up .. 41 88 INFER Gn46-10a CHILDREN [Asher||Saul] [*|Son of the Canaanite]*18 43 94 INFER Gn35-16a BURIAL*19 there was [THE|A] measure of land to 45 97 INFER Gn48-07b BURIAL*19 the city; [SHE WAS BURIED|I BURIED HER] 45 98 INFER Gn48-07c BURIAL*19 [*|THERE] by [EPHRATH OUTSKIRTS|EPHRATH] 45 99 INFER Gn44-13b BURIAL*19 road 45 100 INFER Dt19-08a ISRAEL*20 God will give Jews [1|3|5|6|7|10] nation 41 27 INFER Dt20-17a ISRAEL*20 God will give Jews [1|3|5|6|7|10] nation 54 129 INFER Ex13-05a ISRAEL*20 God will give Jews [1|3|5|6|7|10] nation 54 124 INFER Ex23-28a ISRAEL*20 God will give Jews [1|3|5|6|7|10] nation 54 128 INFER Ex33-02a ISRAEL*20 God will give Jews [1|3|5|6|7|10] nation 54 125 INFER Ex34-11a ISRAEL*20 God will give Jews [1|3|5|6|7|10] nation 54 126 INFER Ex21-21b TORTS*21 If someone hits [a|HIS] [PERSON|FATHER] 56 130 COMMENTS *1 -If you curse Gods actual name there is a death penalty -If you just curse God but dont use his actual name punishment is at the hands of heaven *2 The verse lists all Boolean possibilities of incest/adultery -- adultery + incest: eg Fathers wife who is mother -- adultery (no incest): eg Fathers 2nd wife -- no adultery: incest: eg Mother after fathers death -- no adultery incest: eg fathers 2nd wife after his death *3 The Bible lists 4 sons on Passover -- apathetic: Doesnt want to ask questions -- simple : Simply asks WHAT IS THIS -- WISE: Asks with details: What are the laws etc -- WICKED: Asks cynically: What is this to you? *4 You are responsible for damage to animals whether -- you kill the animal(its soul) -- you wound the animal(you hit it) *5 Various prohibitions of false oaths are inferred from the aligned verses: -- swearing that a tree is a tree (Swear for nought) -- swearing that a tree is gold (Swear falsely) -- swearing with Gods name -- swearing without Gods full name -- swearing in slang dialects(e.g. I snear it is so) *6 Rashi compares two droughts -- in one the concern is water for animals -- in the second the concern is water for people (This was more severe) *7 There are three main trumpet blast rhtyms -- blast a blast (Long sound) -- stacatto a stacatto (Machine gun like sound) -- blast a stacatto: Long sound: Stacatto sound: Long sound *8 From the two verses on intermarriage we infer that -- if the mother is Jewish the child is Jewish -- if the mother is nonJewish the child is NonJewish *9 Rashi compares two wars: By OG, God said DONT FEAR HIM while by SiCHON this phrase is absent. But both kings were equally powerful. Rashi infers that OG had special merits (he had done Jews favors) and Moses was worried this would protect him *10 The BIble discusses requirements in murder weapons (For their to be a death penalty) -- a stone is only lethal if it is big enough (that is if you fill by throwing a pebble there is no death penalty) -- a needle can kill even if it is tiny (This is inferred from the aligned phrases IRON UTENSIL vs HAND STONE) Other inferences are also made *11 There are about a dozen commandments that only apply ONCE the JEWS COME TO ISRAEL. Most of these commandments begin WHEN YOU COME TO THE LAND & INHERIT & CONQUER IT. One commandment however begins IN COMING TO THE LAND.. The different language implies that this commandment only applies when you COME IN (even before conquest) *12 A variety of phrases indicate payment requirements for damage -- if you money then pay the damages -- you can also pay in movable items of the same worth -- as a last resort you can pay in real estate *13 Bilam the King of Moab requested that Balak, a non jewish prophet curse the Jews. Balak repeats Bilams request to God There are about 10 differences between Bilams original request and Balaks repetition. The underlying reasons are that -- Bilam asked diplomatically (& hence used words like PLEASE) -- Balak asked in a vulgar manner in hatred -- Bilam thought the Jews a military threat;he wanted AVOIDANCE -- Balak hated the Jews; he wanted DESTRUCTION *14 It says that women should not wear MALE UTENSILS and men should not wear FEMALE GARMENTS. Hence the prohibitions of opposite gender wearings applies to dress, jewelry, army clothes, etc *15 Until Abraham came God was known only to Angels. Abraham tried to unify the world for both angels & people. Hence by Abraham we find the phrase the God of HEAVEN & EARTH *16 The phrase FILLED THE BUCKET & LEFT vs the phrase DREW WATER denotes a successful bucket filling (by a well with much water) *17 Both Esauv and Jacob made food for Isaac & asked him to bless them. From the different phrases used we see different personality types -- Jacob said please, emphasized his person, & tried to please father -- Esauv didnt say please; emphasized his birthright & tried to obtain blessings *18 Only one of the 70 children in Gn46 has his mother mentioned Since Jacob prohibited marriage iwth Canaanites we assume this was Dina, who was raped by a Canaanite. So this is Dinah child from that rape. *19 There are several accounts of Rachels burial. From the various nuances we learn that -- Jacob was personally ordered to bury her where he did -- he buried her on the outskirts of Ephrath -- about a mile from the city(Later the city expanded) Rashi suggests a reason for the prophetic order: So that Jews could pray on the roadside and identify with Rachel who was the Matriarch of Troubles. *20 A variety of verses indicate that the Jews inherited ten, seven, six, three lands. Here is the resolution - we get 10 lands in King Messiahs time - we were promised 7 lands in Moses time - 1 nation fled to Africa; we only had to conquer 6 nations - 3 nations were conquered by the Tzirah fly - 5 of these nations came from the powerful Canaan clan *21 Some commandments use the word HIS. e.g. -- if you HIT someone lethally you get the death penalty Thus the punishment is independent of whether you hit a friend foe or relative -- if you HIT YOUR father you get the death penalty Thus the punishment is dependent on whether you do it to YOUR father (but there is no death penalty if you do it to someone elses father)
ALIGNMENTS JUSTIFYING ADDING attributes In this list we illustrate ALIGNMENTS where the multiple verses suggest adding further requirements to the law. This list is most typical of Rashi inferences that appear stretched. Perhaps the clearest example are the multiple verses on kidnapping. One verse says KIDNAP while another verse says ABUSE while another verse says SELL etc. The law therefore requires all these acts (Kidnapping, possessing, abuse and sale) before a death penalty is administered. Mthd Verse Topic Verse Text Post Ex ADD-ON Ex29-13b Sacrifice Finger [ON|FROM|OF] Liver*1 2 3 ADD-ON Lv08-16a Sacrifice Finger [ON|FROM|OF] Liver *1 2 2 ADD-ON Dt24-07b KIDNAP & [ * | And he abused him]*2 3 7 ADD-ON Ex21-16b KIDNAP If he kidnapped [ *|And was found] *2 3 6 ADD-ON Gn21-33b Abraham*3 Abram called to God [*|God of World] 11 26 ADD-ON Dt13-15a COURTS*4 SEEK [DIG & ASK|*] the witnesses well 17 37 ADD-ON Dt19-18a COURTS*4 Examine WELL:[IT IS TRUE & PREPARED|*] 17 38 ADD-ON Nu26-05a NAMES*6 HAchanochiY HAyaminY HchgiY HpvhY Hyimna 27 57 ADD-ON Ex20-20a IDOLS*7 Dont make for [ME|YOURSELVES]silver gods 32 68 ADD-ON Ex20-20b IDOLS*7 Dont make for [ME|YOURSELVES]silver gods 32 69 ADD-ON Ex20-20c IDOLS*7 Dont make for [ME|YOURSELVES]silver gods 32 70 ADD-ON Ex20-20d IDOLS*7 Dont make for [ME|YOURSELVES]silver gods 32 71 COMMENTS *1 You take the finger & add a little bit of liver where the finger and liver meet (Fulfilling ON, FROM and OF) *2 Different verses on HUMAN KIDNAPPING expose 4 necessary attributes - kidnapping - taking him to your possession - abusing victim - selling him These 4 acts are necessary before the kidnapper receives a death penalty *3 The Biblical phrase used is the same phrase used in Blessings. It is therefore conjectured that Abraham in his outreach efforts introduced the idea of BLESSING GOD before eating (The Blessing formula is BLessed are you God, LORD KING OF THE WORLD; the last few capped words is the extra phrase occuring in this verse) *4 From the numerous extra phrases we infer cross examination procedures -- you ask WHAT was the crime -- when did it take place(decade,year,month,day, weekday,hour) -- WHERE did it take place You also ask numerous superficial questions (eg color of clothing) to test the consistency of the two witnesses *6 All names in Nu26 begin with the letter HAY. By suffixing the letter YUD to the name we have the name surrounded by the name of GOD (YUD HAY). ONly one of the 60 names does not need a YUD added because it already begins with a YUD and ends with a HAY (YIMNAH) This explains why this name was not changed *7 From numerous verses we infer 4 types of idol worship -- worship of stones -- worship of animals/fish/birds -- worship of stars -- worship of angels (as intermediaries to God) All of these are idol worship #*#*#*# (C) RashiYomi Inc., 2001, Dr. Hendel, President #*#*#*#*#
ALIGNMENTS USING RARE or OTHER RULES The alignments below use either rare rules or other Rashi rules Details may be found in the footnotes. Mthd Verse Topic Verse Text Post Ex ORDER*1 Nu32-16a GAD-MOSES build for[SHEEP CHILDREN|CHILDREN SHEEP] 22 49 ORDER*1 Nu32-25a GAD-MOSES build for[SHEEP CHILDREN|CHILDREN SHEEP] 22 50 ORDER*2 Gn27-29b Bless/Curse [BLESS|CURSE] those who [BLESS|CURSE] you 47 107 2 DONTS*6 Dt24-17a Bribes No unjustice to [POOR|ALIEN-WIDOW] 9 23 EMPHASIS Dt16-19c Bribes*3 [DONT TAKE BRIBES | DONT TAKE BRIBES] 9 22 EMPHASIS Ex23-08a Bribes*3 [DONT TAKE BRIBES | DONT TAKE BRIBES] 9 21 ESSENTIAL Dt05-15b JUDGES*3 RIGHTEOUS WISE [ANALYTICAL|*] RESPECTED 19 40 ISHMAEL*4 Ex21-16a KIDNAP If a [MAN|ANYBODY] Kidnap a[SOUL|MAN] 3 5 ISHMAEL*4 Lv19-14a Cursing Dont [GOD|DEAF MUTE|KING] 5 11 ISHMAEL*4 Lv19-14a Cursing Dont [GOD|DEAF MUTE|KING] 5 12 ISHMAEL*4 Nu28-07c NESACHIM & [intoxicating|*] wine for libation 36 82 DOUBLE*5 Gn18-04a Abraham [LET BE TAKEN | WASH | REST | ILL TAKE.] 11 25 DOUBLE*5 Dt28-69a Bless/Curse blessed if observe; cursed if not 42 92 DOUBLE*5 Dt28-69b Bless/Curse blessed if observe; cursed if not 42 93 DOUBLE*5 Gn03-14a PUNISHMENT [WHYD YOU DO IT|*] [PUNISHED|PUNISHED] 44 95 DOUBLE*5 Nu12-09a PUNISHMENT [WHYD YOU DO IT|*] [PUNISHED|PUNISHED] 44 96 DOUBLE*5 Gn28-20a God-Jacob God is WITH me 46 101 DOUBLE*5 Gn28-20b God-Jacob GOD PROTECTS me 46 102 DOUBLE*5 Gn28-20c God-Jacob God FEEDS me 46 103 DOUBLE*5 Gn28-21a God-Jacob God RETURNS me home 46 104 DOUBLE*5 Gn28-21c God-Jacob God keeps his PROMISE to be MY GOD 46 105 DOUBLE*5 Gn28-22a God-Jacob THEN I will build a house to God 46 106 COMMENTS *1 This is an alignment where the order is different. -Gad said they would protect their SHEEP & FAMILY -MOses requested protection of their FAMILY & SHEEP The different orders reflect what they considered most important (Gad emphasized business while Moses emphasized Family) *2 This is an alignment where the order is different. Both parties said BLESS BE THOSE WHO BLESS YOU & CURSED BE THOSE WHO CURSE YOU. Hoever Isaac who suffered alot began with the CURSES while BIlam who had an initial cheerful life began with BLESSINGS. *3 These usages of alignment are very rare and appear to go against the rules used most of the time. Therefore this example require further examination. Here are some details The talmud deals with this alignment by saying that anyone who curses a widow violates 2 separate laws. This is the only example where an alignment is used to infer a violation of 2 prohibitions. *4 These examples should more properly be classified under the Rabbi Ishmael method of contradictory verses. For example one verse says DONT CURSE A DEAF MUTE while another verse says DONT CURSE A KING. We resolve the apparent contradiction by using the Rabbi Ishmael method of generalization: We arent allowed to curse anyone alive (Deaf mute to King). There is no (Biblical prohibition ) against cursing the dead. For more details on Rabbi Ishmaels method of contradictory verses see http://www.RashiYomi.Com/ri-14.htm *5 These examples use the method of DOUBLE PARSHAS. This method focuses on two Biblical sentences, chapters with a similar theme. In the double parshah method the two paragraphs are not ALMOST IDENTICAL while in the ALIGNMENT method the 2 verses are almost identical. We will therefore defer explanation of these verses to when we deal with DOUBLE PARSHAS *6 The inference here is based on REPETITION Of an identical verse rather than an alignment.