Seeing as the Paroches was vertical, why does the Torah refer to it as "Paroches ha'Masach"?


Rashi: Because it separated the Kodesh Kodshim from the Kodesh, and whatever serves as a protection, irrespective of whether it is vertical or horizontal, is called a 'Masach'. 1


As we find in Iyov, 1:10 and in Hoshe'a,2:8 (Rashi).

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