[113a - 47 lines; 113b - 53 lines]

1)[line 2]וכיהוןV'CHIHUN- the Kehunah; i.e. the requirement that a Kohen officiate in the priestly service

2)[line 2]ובגדי שרתU'VIGDEI SHARES- the Bigdei Kehunah. See Background to Zevachim 112b, #16.

3)[line 4]הזמןHA'ZEMAN- (lit. "the time") the law that the intent to offer or eat a Korban after its prescribed time renders it Pigul

4)[line 19]מקום שפורשת למיתה שם תהא שריפתהMAKOM SHE'PORESHES L'MISAH SHAM TEHEI SEREIFASAH- the place where the cow dies (lit. "separates to death"), there shall be its burning

5)[line 21]דרחוקי רחקהD'RECHUKEI RACHAKAH- that it is distanced [from the holiness of Yerushalayim] (there one might have thought that it is invalid)

6)[line 28]אתמוהי מתמהATMUHI METAMEH- the verse is asking a [rhetorical] question

7)[line 23]זעםZA'AM- wrath or fury

8)[line 25]קבר התהוםKEVER HA'TEHOM- lit. a grave of the deep; the possibility of an unknown source of Tum'ah such as a corpse lying below ground. By carving a hollow beneath the rock that formed the floor of the courtyard, they insured that the residents of the courtyard would not become Tamei even in the unlikely event that a corpse was interred below.

9)[line 38]מעלה עשו בפרהMA'ALAH ASU BA'PARAH- they (the Chachamim) instituted [this requirement as] a stringency for the Parah Adumah

10)[line 40]בלשכת דיר העציםB'LISHKAS DIR HA'ETZIM- in the Lishkas Dir ha'Etzim, the Wood Storage Room, in the Beis ha'Mikdash, where firewood for the Mizbe'ach and for the bonfire in the Lishkas Beis ha'Moked (see Background to Yoma 15:38) is kept. This Lishkah is located in the northeast corner of the Ezras Nashim.

11)[line 47]ופנינהוU'FANINU- and they cleared them away

113b----------------------------------------113b

12)[line 8]הבלאHAVLA- heat or steam

13)[line 10]"[ויתלו את המן על העץ אשר הכין למרדכי] וחמת המלך שככה""[VA'YISLU ES HAMAN AL HA'ETZ ASHER HECHIN L'MORDECHAI] VA'CHAMAS HA'MELECH SHACHACHAH."- "[And they hanged Haman on the tree which he had prepared for Mordechai,] and the wrath of the king subsided" (Esther 7:10). Just as the king's wrath "boiled" and then subsided, the waters of the flood boiled and subsided.

14)[line 18]רימאREIMA- the Re'em, a huge land animal that survived the flood

15)[line 19]גוריותGURIYOS- young Re'emim

16)[line 21]אורזילא דרימאURZILA D'REIMA- the sea-Re'em

17)[line 22]משכא דצואריה תלתא פרסיMASHCHA D'TZAVAREI TELASA PARSEI- the length of its neck was three Parsa'os

18)[line 23]מרבעתא דרישא פרסא ופלגאMARBATA D'REISHA PARSA U'FELAGA- the resting place of its head was one and a half Parsa'os

19)[line 24]רמא כבאRAMA KAVA- it excreted waste

20)[line 28]והא קסגיא תיבהV'HA KA'SAGYA TEIVAH- but the ark was moving from place to place (and this would have caused the Re'em's nose to slip out of the ark)

21)[line 35]למה נקרא שמה מצולהLAMAH NIKRA SHEMAH "METZULAH"?- why is Bavel called "Metzulah," "the depths" (in Zecharya 1:8)?

22)[line 36]נצתללוNITZTALELU- they sunk (drowned)

23)[line 37]ננערוNIN'ARU- they were shaken/uprooted to there

24)[line 40]תלתא דרי לא משכיTELASA DAREI LO MASHCHEI- their wealth did not continue for more than three generations

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