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1)

What are the connotations of "ha'Lo Heimah"?

1.

Rashi: The Pasuk is merely giving a Si'man as to the location of the two aforementioned mountains. 1


1

See Sifsei Chachamim.

2)

What is the exact meaning of the implications of the word "Acharei, Derech M'vo ha'Shemesh"?

1.

Rashi: Far 1 from the crossing of the Yarden, to the west (where the sun sets). 2


1

Rashi: Because (as opposed to 'Achar' which means near), "Acharei" always means far (either in space or in time).

2

Rashi: "Acharei" is not directly connected to "Derech M'vo ha'Shemesh", as idicated by the Neginah ("Acharei" with a 'Pashta', and "Derech", with a 'Mapach' (which Rashi calls 'Mashpeil'), instead of the other way round. In addition, the 'Daeld' in "Derech" has a Dagesh. See Rashi in Sotah, 33b DH 'Acharei Derech'. See also Rashi there DH ' ha'Lo Heimah'.

3)

What are the implications of "Mul ha'Gilgal Eitzel Eilonei Mamrei"?

1.

Rashi: It implies opposite Gilgal but far away from it.

4)

Where is Eilonei Moreh? What is it better known as?

1.

Rashi: "Eilonei Morei" is better known as 'Sh'chem'. 1


1

Rashi: See Bereishis 12:6.

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