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1)

What is the meaning of "V'Nasati Panai Bachem"?

1.

Rashi and Targum Yonasan: It means that I will turn from all My other activities in order to punish you. 1

2.

Targum Onkelos: It means "I will turn My anger upon you".


1

Rashi: As we explained above for the good when we study Torah and keep the Mitzvos. (Refer to 26:9:1:1 and the note there.)

2)

If "V'Nasati Panai bachem refers a punishment at the Hands of Hashem (See Sifsei Chachamim), what is the meaning of "u'Redaften Lifnei Oyveichem"?

1.

Rashi: It means that you will die by a plague in the house, whilst the enemies encircle you from the outside. 1


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And prevent you from escaping the plague.

3)

Why will the enemy not pursue us?

1.

Rashi: Because they will see how weak we are and it is not worth their while to pursue us.

4)

What is the meaning of "Veradu bachem Son'eichem"?

1.

Rashi: It means that 'Your enemies will subjugate you".

5)

What are the implications of the word "Bachem"?

1.

Rashi: It implies that Hashem will set-up our enemies from our own people, who will search for our treasures in all the hidden places. 1


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Rashi: As in Michah, 2:3. As opposed to foreign armies, who only take what they find - as in Shoftim, 6:3, 4.

6)

If nobody is chasing us, why will we flee?

1.

Rashi: Because we will be terror-stricken.

7)

We do not find in the Brachos that the enemy will flee even when nobody chases them. If so, the Midah of punishment exceeds Midah Tovah!

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Moshav Zekenim: Regarding being chased, Midah Tovah exceeds the Midah of punishment. 1


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I.e. it is better that when we flee, there is no one is chasing you to catch you and kill you. (PF) However, refer to 26:17:152:1.

8)

Why is it considered a curse that you flee, and no one pursues yous? This is better (that there is no one to catch you and kill you)!

1.

Divrei Eliyahu: "Veha'Elokim Yevakesh Es Nirdaf" (Koheles 3:15) - Hashem always seeks [to save] the one who is chased, even if a Tzadik chases a Rasha (Vayikra Rabah 27:5). Since no one is chasing you, Hashem need not save you.

9)

Why is it considered a curse that you flee, and no one pursues yous? This is better (that there is no one to catch you and kill you)!

1.

Divrei Eliyahu: "Veha'Elokim Yevakesh Es Nirdaf" (Koheles 3:15) - Hashem always seeks [to save] the one who is chased, even if a Tzadik chases a Rasha (Vayikra Rabah 27:5). Since no one is chasing you, Hashem need not save you.

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