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1)

Why did Hashem not tell Avraham immediately where to go?

1.

Rashi: So that people would not be able to say that Hashem surprised him suddenly and traumatised him, and that had he had time to think it over, he would have refused. 1


1

Refer to 22:2:6:2*.

2)

Seeing as Hashem did not actually inform Avraham that he had arrived at his destination, how did he know that he had?

1.

Rashi, Ramban #1 and Targum Yonasan: He saw a cloud that had enveloped Har ha'Moriyah.

2.

Ramban #2: He saw the land of Moriyah, which he recognized.

3)

What is the significance of the word "me'Rachok"?

1.

Seforno: Hashem enabled Avraham to see Har ha'Moriyah whilst it was still outside his range of vision, 1 and he understood himself that this was where the sacrifice would take place.


1

Seforno: In the same way as He showed Moshe Rabeinu the whole of Eretz Yisrael (See ve'Zos ha'Berachah, Devarim, 34:1).

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