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1)

What are "Sharshos"? What does the word mean?

1.

Rashi #1 (citing Menachem ben S'ruk): Based on the word 'Shoresh' (root), which holds the tree in place, the cords which were forced into the settings at the end of the straps of the Eifod, hold the Choshen in place. 1

2.

Rashi #2: It is equivalent to the word ''Shalsheles" (a chain). 2


1

And the second 'Resh' is superfluous, like the 'Mem' in "Shilshom" and in "Reikam" (in Bereishis 31:2 & Bereishis 31:42, respectively.

2

As a Lamed and a Resh are interchangeable.

2)

What is the meaning of "Gavlus"?

1.

Rashi: The cords were forced in the settings that were fixed to the edge (the) border of the Choshen. 1


1

Which the Torah described as "Migbalos" in Pasuk 14 (Rashi).

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