Why does the Torah insert the Lav of "cutting oneself over a deceased person here?
Rashi: Because, like the Lavin concerning sorcery, it was practiced by the Emori'im. 1
Moshav Zekenim (27): It is put next to shaving the beard, to teach that if one made five scratches with five fingers over one Mes, or one scratch over five Mesim, he is liable five times, just like one who shaves all five corners of the beard.
The question remains however, why the Pasuk did not then insert it before the Lavin in Pasuk 27? (EC)
What is the definition of "Kesoves Ka'aka"?
Why does the Torah insert "Ani Hashem" here?