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1)

Why does the Torah use the double Lashon "Shamor Tishm'run"?

1.

Rashi: The Torah is issuing a stern warning to take steps not to forget one's learning. 1


1

Such as by constant revision. See also Ba'al ha'Turim.

2)

What are the implications of "Shamor ... le'Ahavah es Hashem Elokeichem"?

1.

Seforno: It implies that one should learn Torah in order to understand His Chasadim via which one cames to love Him.

3)

What are the implications of "Laleches be'Chol Derachav"?

1.

Rashi: 'Mah Hu Rachum, af Atah Rachum

4)

How is it possible to cleave to Hakadosh-Baruch-Hu, who is described as 'a Consuming Fire'?

1.

Rashi: 'Cleave to Talmidei-Chachamim 1 and it will be considered as if you cleaved to Hakadosh-Baruch-Hu'. 2

2.

Ramban #1 (citing the Ibn Ezra): It means to love Hashem and to go in His ways in order to cleave to Him in the end. 3

3.

Ramban #2: With reference to Avodah-Zarah, it entails constantly cleaving to Hashem in one's mind to the exclusion of all other deities.

4.

Ramban #3: The Torah means that one's mind should constantly cleave to Hashem


1

See Torah Temimah here

2

See Torah Temimah here in Devarim 6:13 (note 68).

3

In Olam ha'Ba. See Ramban.

4

See Ramban who elaborates further.

5

Seforno: As the Pasuk says in Mishlei, 3:6 "be'Chol Derachecha De'eihu!".

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