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1)

Why would Edom be interested in the fact that Hashem listened to their cries?

1.

Rashi: Moshe was referring to Yitzchak's B'rachah 1 "ha'Kol Kol Ya'akov", which had come true,


1

See Sifsei Chachamim.

2)

Who was the Mal'ach referred to in the Pasuk?

1.

Rashi: The Mal'ach was Moshe 1 .

2.

Targum Yonasan: It refers to one of the Mal'achei ha'Shareis.


1

Rashi: A proof that the Nevi'im are called 'Mal'achim'

3)

Where exactly was Kadeish?

1.

Rashi (in Yehoshu'a, 1:4): It was in Midbar Kadeish, alias Midbar Tzin, on the south-eastern tip of Edom. 1


1

Rashi (Ibid.): From which point they were about to begin their entry into Eretz Cana'an.

4)

Why did Moshe tell Edom all this?

1.

Rashi (on Pasuk 17): Because, since Edom had not fulfilled the pre-required debt, 1 they had no reason to begrudge Yisrael's inheriting the land, and Yisrael were therefore asking them to allow them to pass through their land without making trouble.


1

Refer to 20:14:3:1.

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