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1)

What are the connotations of "Yisa Hashem Panav Eilecha"?

1.

Rashi: It means that Hashem will quash His anger. 1

2.

Seforno: It means that He will grant you eternal life. 2

3.

Rashbam: It means that Hashem will turn His Face to those whom He loves to answer his prayers.

4.

Targum Yonasan: It means that Hashem will lift His Face to you when you Daven. 3


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Even when there is good reason to be angry.

2

Seforno: As the Pasuk writes in Tehilim, 36:10, "Ki Imcha M'kor Chayim, be'Orcha Nir'eh Or", and as the Gemara, describing Olam ha'Ba, states in Berachos 17a - 'Tzadikim are sitting with their crowns on their heads and deriving pleasure from the glory of the Shechinah'.

3

See also Ba'al ha'Turim.

2)

What are the connotations of "Veyasem l'cha Shalom"?

1.

Seforno: It means 'He will give you Eternal peace without interruption'.

2.

Targum Yonasan: It means 'He will grant you peace in all your borders'. 1


1

See also Ba'al ha'Turim.

3)

Here it says "Yisa Hashem Panav Eilecha". It says in Devarim 10:17 "Asher Lo Yisa Panim"!

1.

Seforno: In Devarim, it means that Hashem will not favor a man to cleanse him from his sins.

2.

Moshav Zekeinim (citing Sifri): When Yisrael do His will, He is partial to them. When they do not do His will, He is not partial. 1

3.

Moshav Zekeinim: He is partial before the decree is sealed, but not after it is sealed. 2

4.

Brachos 20b: It is proper to show favor to Yisrael. I (Hashem) said "v'Achalta v'Savata u'Verachta," and they bless even for a k'Zayis or k'Beitzah 3 (according to R. Meir and R. Yehudah)!


1

Moshav Zekeinim citing R. Shmuel: This would be fine if it said 'Yisa Hashem Panecha.' However, it says "Yisa Hashem Panav Eilecha"!

2

Moshav Zekeinim citing R. Mordechai: In Rosh Hashanah (18a), it says that Tefilah helps both before and after the decree is sealed!

3

Divrei Eliyahu, Kol Eliyahu (Devarim 10:17): When a Yisrael has three k'Beitzim, enough for satiation, he prefers to say Birkas ha'Mazon ideally, with a Zimun with Hashem

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