Bearing in mind the tradition that the Kohen who sprinkles the ashes of the Parah remains Tahor, why does the Torah write that he is Tamei?


Rashi: The Torah is actually referring to someone who carries the ashes, whom he refers to as "Mazeh" to teach us that he is not Tamei until he carries the Shi'ur Haza'ah.

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