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1)

Why does the Torah need to tell us that they were the ones who spoke to Pharaoh ... ?

1.

Rashi: They were the ones who were commanded and they were the ones who carried out the commands.

2.

Seforno 1 : And by the same token, they were the ones whose words would be accepted by Pharaoh.


1

Refer to 6:26:2:2.

2)

Why does it repeat "Hu Moshe ve'Aharon"?

1.

Rashi: To teach us that Moshe and Aharon maintained their level of righteousness from beginning to end. 1

2.

Rashbam (in Pasuk 26): The sequence of this Pasuk and the previous one teaches us that although the Torah switches the order of their names, 2 they are the same two people.

3.

Targum Yonasan: Moshe was the Navi and Aharon, the Kohen. 3


1

In spite of the trials and tribulations they encountered along the way.

2

Refer to 6:26:1:2.

3

To teach us that each one was unique in his particular area of expertise (Seifer Na'ar Yonasan).

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