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1)

What is the translation of "es Mekorah He'erah"?

1.

Rashi: It is a expression of exposure, just like 'Ervah' is. 1 Some say it means that the man's Milah 'kisses' (touches) the woman's Ervah; according to others, it means that the crown penetrates.


1

Rashi: The 'Vav' of 'Ervah' is added to form the noun - like 'Za'avah' from 'Za' and 'Achvah' from 'Ach.

2)

Why does the Torah mention Kares about a Nidah, seeing as she is included in the Kares that incorporates all the Arayos (18:29)?

1.

Ramban (9), Moshav Zekenim (9): To subject her to Kares even though he did only Ha'ara'ah. 1


1

Refer to 20:18:1:1.

3)

What are the implications of "Es Mekor Damehah"?

1.

Rashi: It teaches us that a woman is only a Nidah if the blood flows from its source in the womb.

4)

Why does the Torah mention Kares by a Nidah, seeing as she is included in the Kares that incorporates all the Arayos (in Vayikra 18:29)?

1.

Ramban: To subject her to Kares even though he did not complete the Bi'ah. 1


1

Refer to 20:18:2:1*.

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