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Why does the Torah repeat the word "Vehorashtem"?

1.

Rashi: This is not a Mitzvah but a promise that if they destroy the inhabitants of the land, they will be able to settle it and remain there, otherwise not!

2.

Ramban: This Pasuk is presenting a Mitzvah to dwell in Eretz Yisrael and possess it - Should one decide to go and conquer Bavel, Ashur or any other country and to live there, one will contravene an Asei. 1

3.

Seforno: This is a promise that if they destroy the inhabitants of the land, they will be able to pass it on to their heirs as an inheritance, otherwise not! 2


1

Ramban: When the Gemara in Kesuvos 110b, stresses the obligation to reside in Eretz Yisrael, placing a prohibition against leaving it and labels a woman or a man who refuses to move there with his or her spouse 'a Moredes' (a rebel), it does so based on this Pasuk.

2

Seforno: Despite the fact that they themselves succeed in conquering it.

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