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1)

What is the meaning of the word "Nokev"?

1.

Rashi: It means 'One who curses. 1

2.

According to R. Eliezer of Garmaiza, it seems that it is piercing. Refer to 24:11:1:2.


1

Rashi: As in Bamidbar 23:8.

2)

Why does the Torah insert "ka'Ger ka'Ezrach" here?

1.

Seforno: To dissuade us from thinking that the Megadef was punished due to the fact that he was a Ger, because a native is equally guilty for blaspheming Hashem.

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