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1)

When was the anointing performed?

1.

Ramban #1 (citing Ibn Ezra): It must have taken place before Moshe placed the Mitznefes on Aharon's head, because once the Mitznefes was in place, how could he pour oil on his head? 1

2.

Ramban #2: It took place after the Mitznefes was in place. 2


1

Refer to 29:7:2:1 and refer to 29:7:2:2.

2

Seeing as, on two occasions, the Torah mentions the pouring after the placing of the Mitznefes (Ramban).

2)

How was the anointing performed?

1.

Rashi: Here too, the anointing was performed in the shape of a Greek 'Chai' 1 . Moshe poured the oil on his head 2 and between his eyebrows and joined them together.

2.

Ramban: The turban was wound round the outside of Aharon's head, and Moshe poured the oil in the space on top.


1

Refer to 29:21512:1 and the note there..

2

On the location of the Tefilin shel Rosh (Ramban).

3)

Rashi writes that also this was like a Greek Chai'. Above (verse 2), he says thatit was like a Greek Kaf, like a Nun!

1.

Refer to 29:2:151:1, 29:2:152:1 and the notes there.

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