hebrew
1)

To whom did Hashem say "Hibadlu"?

1.

Ramban #1 (citing R. Chananel): He said it to the whole of Yisrael. 1

2.

Ramban #2 and Seforno 2 : He said it to Moshe and Aharon. 3


1

Refer to 16:21:2:1. See also 17:10:2:1*, as to why it was necessary to the people from the vicinity of the sinners.

2

Refer to 15:21:3:1.

3

Refer to 16:21:2:2.

2)

To whom does "ha'Eidah ha'Zos refer?

1.

Ramban #1 (citing R. Chananel): It refers to Korach and his congregation.

2.

Ramban #2: It refers to all of Yisrael, who were dithering between Korach and Moshe, and were therefore Chayav Misah bi'Yedei Shamayim. 1


1

Ramban: For doubting their Rebbe's veracity (See Sanhedrin, 110a) and for negating the prophecy of a Navi.

3)

Why did Hashem instruct Moshe and Aharon to leave the vicinity of the congregation of Korach?

1.

Seforno: So that they should not protect them and prevent the Divine punishment from taking place. 1


1

Seforno: As in Iyov, 23:30.

Chumash: Perek: Pasuk:
Month: Day: Year:
Month: Day: Year:

KIH Logo
D.A.F. Home Page
Sponsorships & Donations Readers' Feedback Mailing Lists Talmud Archives Ask the Kollel Dafyomi Weblinks Dafyomi Calendar Other Yomi calendars