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1)

What does "Yakni'uhu be'Zarim" mean?

1.

Rashi: It means that they aroused His ire and His jealousy.

2.

Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: It means that they aroused His jealousy through Avodah Zarah. 1


1

Refer to 4:24:151:1 and the note there.

2)

What are the connotations of "be'So'evos Yachisuhu"?

1.

Rashi and Seforno: They angered Him with their abominable practices 1 such as homosexuality and witchcraft, in connection with both of which the Torah writes the word "To'evah".

2.

Da'as Zekenim: It refers to theft and Arayos, about which it says "ha'To'avos ha'El" (Vayikra 18:27). 2


1

Seforno: Causing Him to remove His Shechinah from Yisrael - to be like all the other nations.

2

That verse discusses Arayos. We find that false measures [which are used to steal] are called To'evah (25:16). (PF)

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