hebrew
1)

Why did Bil'am repeat Pasuk 23:22?

1.

Rashi: Because it is due to the fact that Hashem, in His Might, took Yisrael out of Egypt that they subsequently overcame their enemies. 1


1

See also Ba'al ha'Turim.

2)

What does "Yochal Goyim Tzarav" mean?

1.

Rashi: 'He will consume (destroy) the nations who are his enemies'.

3)

What is the meaning of "v'Atzmoseihem Yegarem"?

1.

Rashi #1 (citing Menachem ben S'ruk): 'He will break 1 the bones of his adversaries'.

2.

Rashi #2: 'He will lay bare their bones - by scraping away the flesh on the outside with his teeth and the marrow on the inside.

3.

Ramban (on Pasuk 7) and Targum Onkelos: 'And they will inherit their wealth (the spoil of their kings - Targum Onkelos) and all that they own'.

4.

Targum Yonasan: 'He will crush their might'.

5.

Da'as Zekenim, Hadar Zekenim (1): This is like one who eats meat, and afterwards eats the bones and does not leave anything.


1

Rashi: As in Tzefanyah, 3:2 and in Yechezkel, 23:34.

4)

What is the translation of "v'Chitzav Yimchatz"?

1.

Rashi #1 (citing Onkelos): 'They will divide-up their 1 land'.

2.

Rashi #2: And His arrows will dye them red. 2

3.

Targum Yonasan: 'And the arrows of His punishment He will shoot at them and destroy them'.


1

Rashi: As in Bereishis 49:23 and in Shoftim, 5:26.

2

Rashi: Strike them - because someone who covered with blood appears to be wounded.

Sefer: 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