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1)

When was the annointing performed?

1.

Ramban #1 (citing Ibn Ezra): It must have taken place before Moshe placed the Mitznefes on Aharon's head, because once the Mitznefes was in place, how could he pour oil on his head. 1

2.

Ramban #2: It took place after the Mitznefes was in place. 2


1

Refer to 29:7:2:1 and refer to 29:7:2:2.

2

Seeing as, on two occasions, the Torah mentions the pouring after the placing of the Mitznefes (Ramban).

2)

How was it performed?

1.

Rashi: Here too, 1 the annointing was performed in the shape of a Greek 'Chi'. Moshe poured the oil on his head 2 and between his eyebrows and joined them together.

2.

Ramban: The turban was wound round the outseide of Aharon's head, and Moshe poured the oil in the space on top.


1

Refer to 29:2:2:1*.

2

On the location of the Tefilin shel Rosh (Ramban).

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