Only five nations are mentioned here, as opposed to the lands of seven nations that comprise Eretz Cana'an?


Rashi: This really incorporates all the seven nations 1 , since they are all included in "Cana'ani", and it includes one of them (which it lists elsewhere as "P'rizi") in "Cana'ani", since it did not have a name of its own 2


Ramban: The Torah confines its list to the five nations whose land flowed with milk and honey 3 (to which this Pasuk refers). 4


The Girgashi fled.


See Sifsei Chachamim. See also Ramban's objection to this explanation.


To preclude the P'rizi and Girgashi, which did not.


And which is also the criterion for Bikurim (See Ramban).


What does the Torah mean when it describes Eretz Cana'an as "flowing with milk and honey?


Rashi: Milk flowed from the goats and honey from dates and figs.


Having instructed us earlier (See 12:25) to perform the Avodah of Korban Pesach in Eretz Yisrael, why does the Toes see fit to repeat it here?


Rashi: The earlier Parshah tells us about the son who is a Rasha, whom one answers sharply because he precludes himself from the community, whereas this Parshah teaches us how to react to the she'Eino Yode'a Lish'ol 1 (as we will see in Pasuk 8).


By telling him words of Agadah, that will attract him to pay attention, thereby spreading the miracle (Rashi).

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