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1)

Why does the Torah use the strange expression of "Ki Seitzei mimenu ... "?

1.

Targum Yonasan: Because it is referring to a case of Shogeg. 1


1

The Ibn Ezra also learns the Pasuk in this way, and the Avi Ezra explains that the Torah does not refer to Resha'im. 15

2)

Why is a Ba'al Keri Tamei (even though it is the result of a natural occurrence and not a sinful one)?

1.

Ramban (on Pasuk 11): Because, not knowing whether a baby will be born from it or whether it will go to waste - it is like a body from which the Neshamah has been withdrawn. 1

2.

Seforno (on Pasuk 32): Because, an emission of Zera is automatically ('by the plan of the snake') connected with sinful thoughts, and not just to establish the world.


1

In which which case it nnis similar to YTum'as Meis (See R. Chavel's footnotes).

3)

Why is a Ba'al Keri Tamei (even though it is the result of a natural occurrence and not a sinful one)?

1.

Ramban (on Pasuk 11): Because, not knowing whether a baby will be born from it or whether it will go to waste


1

In which case it nis similar to Tum'as Meis (See R. Chavel's footnotes).

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