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1)

Why does the Torah repeat "va'yYa'amod ha'Am me'Rachok"?

1.

Targum Yonasan: They continued to stand twelve Mil from Har Sinai. 1


1

The Ha'amek Davar too, writes this specifically. This poses a Kashya on Rashi however

2)

Where exactly did Moshe go?

1.

Rashi: He went to within the three Mechitos, - Choshech, Anan and Arafel. 1

2.

Ramban: Refer to 20:15:4:2***********


1

Rashi: Which was equivalent to the "Av he'Anan" mentioned earlier (19:9). See also Ba'al ha'Turim.

3)

Why does it say "u'Moshe Nigash", and not 'Gash'?

1.

Moshav Zekenim citing Pirkei d'R. Eliezer (41): Micha'el and Gavriel forced him to come close, against his will.

4)

Why was the Torah given amidst darkness? It should have been given amidst light!

1.

Hadar Zekenim: Hashem knew that they will serve idolatry, so He did not give it amidst light, lest He increase the Simchah.

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