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1)

Counting from when, is it the seventh day, and in the following Pasuk, the eighth?

1.

Rashi (on Pasuk 23) 1 : It is the seventh and the eighth day from Shechitah and sending of the birds, and sprinkling with the cedar-stick, hyssop and crimson thread. 2


1

See Sifsei Chachamim there.

2

One can ask, however, why did Rashi explain this later regarding Metzora Oni, and not earlier regarding Metzora Ashir?

2)

Having specified "Es Rosho v'Es Zekano v'Es Gabos Einav", why does the Torah see fit to add "Es Kol Se'aro" twice?

1.

Rashi: To teach us 1 that he is obligated to shave all the locations on his body where there is a gathering of hair that is visible. 2

2.

Moshav Zekenim (8): It is repeated to teach that just like after the first shaving (about which it says only "Es Kol Se'aro") he is [totally smooth] like a gourd, also after the second.


1

Through a Klal, u'Perat u'Chelal.

2

Rashi explained like is proper to expound. In Sotah (16a), we say that a tradition from Sinai overrides this; refer to 14:9:2:2.

3)

What are the ramifications of "Vetaher"?

1.

Seforno: He is now purified from the prohibition of being intimate with his wife. 1


1

This is unlike Ramban, who forbids until he brings Korbanos. Refer to 14:19:1:1.

4)

Why does it say "v'Gilach

1.

Moshav Zekenim (8): If he did not shave [the second time] on the seventh day, he shaves on the eighth or ninth. If he shaved without a razor, or left over two hairs, he did not do [the Mitzvah] at all,

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