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1)

Why did Hashem confer the title of "ha'Resha'im ha'Eileh" upon Dasan and Aviram more that on the two hundred and fifty men.

1.

Targum Yonasan: Hashem was referring to the numerous times that they were Chayav Misah since their youth. 1


1

Targum Yonasan: They were the ones who revealed to Par'oh that Moshe killed the Egyptian; they were the ones who angered Hashem by the Yam-Suf; They were the ones who grumbled about the Manna in Alush and they were the ones who broke the Shabbos to look for Manna. Refer also to Sh'mos, 5:20:1:2.

2)

Why would anyone who was found in the vicinity of Dasan and Aviram or who touched anything belonging to them perish?

1.

Ramban #1: The Pasuk needs to be inverted


1

Refer to 16:26: 2:2.

2

Ramban: Like Lot's wife (See Bereishis 19:26).

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