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1)

The Torah goes on to list the children of Kush, Mitzrayim and Kena'an. Why does it omit the sons of Put?

1.

Ramban, Seforno; Rashbam (to 10:15): Because the Torah is only concerned here with the children that became nations, 1 and all of Put's children combined under the name of their father Put. 2


1

All the seventy nations that were already in existence are listed in this Parshah.

2

As the Pasuk in Yechezkel 38:5 indicates.

2)

The Torah goes on to list the children of Kush, Mitzrayim and Kena'an. Why does it omit the sons of Put?

1.

Ramban and Seforno: Because the Torah is only concerned here with the children that became nations, 1 and all of Put's children combined under the name of their father Put. 2


1

All the seventy nations that were already in existence are listed in this Parshah.

2

As the Pasuk in Yechezkel (38:5) indicates.

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