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What is the translation of "Yeyarash ha'Tzelatzal"?

1.

Rashi and Targum Onkelos: It means the Tzelatzal (a noisy species - Rashi (in Bava Kama, 116b 1 ) of locust 2 will impoverish 3 you.

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Ramban: It means the enemy 4 will inherit it.

3.

Targum Yonasan: The snails will destroy.


1

A cricket - The Living Torah.

2

See Ramban's objection to this explanation.

3

See Yo'el, 2. 5 and Divrei Hayamim 1,13:8. Rashi: It cannot mean that it will inherit you, because then, the Torah ought to have written "Yirash ha'Tzelatzal".

4

Ramban: They are called 'Tzelatzal' because of the noises of warfare that emanate from the camp - as in Tehilim, 103:5 and Yeshayah, 18:1. See also Bava Kama, 116b.

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