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1)

Why did the Levi'im not receive a portion in Eretz Yisrael?

1.

Rashi: Because, since they are designated for the service of the Mizbe'ach, they are not free to plow and sow when necessary.

2.

Ramban: Because they are all obligated to assist the Kohanim 1 in their service. 2


1

Ramban: As the Torah writes in Bamidbar 18:2.

2

Ramban: Because whatever was performed in the Beis ha'Mikdash was for the sake of the Korbanos.

2)

What does the Torah mean when it writes "Hashem Hu Nachalaso"?

1.

Rashi: They are financed 1 from 'the house of the King.

2.

Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: It means that the Matanos that Hashem gives them is their portion.


1

Da'as Zekenim: I.e. Ma'aser, and cities to live in (Hadar Zekenim, Rosh).

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