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1)

What is the definition of "Olelos" and "Peret"?

1.

Rashi and Targum Yonasan: Olelos are incomplete clusters of grapes that have no 'shoulders' and no 'tips'; 1 whereas 'Peret' is the loose grapes (presumably one or two) that fall during the picking (corresponding to Leket in a cornfield).

2.

Rashbam: It means a corner of the vineyard, 2 (corresponding to Pe'ah in a cornfield).


1

See Peirush Yonasan.

2

Rashbam: as in Yirmiyah, 6:9.

2)

Why does the Pasuk insert "Ani Hashem Elokeichem"?

1.

Rashi: As a warning that Hashem is a judge and will punish those who deprive the poor of their rights. 1

2.

Seforno: Refer to 19:9:2:2***.


1

Rashi: What's more, He punishes those who rob the poor with the death- sentence, as the Pasuk indicates in Mishlei, 22:22.

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