Why does the Torah write "ha'Echad" (with a 'hey') here, and "Echad" in Pinchas?


Ba'al ha'Turim: The Gematiyah of "ha'Echad" is eighteen - a hint at the eighteen B'rachos of the Amidah which Chazal instituted corresponding to the Korban Tamid; 1 whereas the Gematriyah of "Echad" is nine - a hint to the nine Kohanim who generally brought the actual Korban Tamid. 2


See B'rachos, 26b.


See Yoma, 25a. See also Or ha'Chayim.

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