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Why does the Torah see fit to state the total number of bulls (24), and (60) rams, he-goats and lambs of the Shelamim that the Nesi'im donated?

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Targum Yonasan: The 24 bulls corresponded to the Mishmaros of Kehunah, the 60 rams to the age of Yitzchak when he bore Ya'akov; the 60 goats, to the sixty letters of Birchas Kohanim 1 and the 60 lambs to atone for the 600,000 members of K'lal Yisrael. 2


1

See Peirush Yonasan.

2

This appears to be a carbon-copy of the Sa'ir le'Chatas (Refer to 7:87:2:1).

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