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1)

Who is obligated to wash the garment?

1.

Ba'al ha'Turim: Even though the command is issued to the Kohen, he is not obligated to actually do the washing, but others are permitted to perform it. 1


1

See Torah Tamimah, note 226.

2)

Why does the Torah write here "Vechibsu" and in Pasuk 58, "Vehcubas Sheinis ... "?

1.

Yerushalmi Shabbos, 2:1: This teaches us that the first washing requires intent


1

See also Torah Temimah here note 227 and on 13:58:3:1, citing Chulin, 31b.

3)

Why does the Torah add the words "Eis asher bo ha'Nega"?

1.

Rashi: To include the area around the Nega 1 in the Din of washing.


1

Not the entire garment, because in Pasuk 56, the Torah, inserts the word "ha'Nega" (Sifra).

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