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1)

What does "u'mi'Meged Tevu'os Shamesh" mean?

1.

Rashi (citing the Sifri) and Ramban: 'And from the delicious fruit that is sweetened by the sun 1 - to which his land is open'.

2.

Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: The sweet fruits that are produced by the (heat of the) sun.


1

In view of Rashi's first explanation of "Geresh Yerachim" - Refer to 33:24:2:1, it is surprising that Rashi does not explain "Tevu'os Shemesh" like Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan - Refer to 33:14:1:2?

2)

What is "Geresh Yerachim"?

1.

Rashi #1: "Geresh Yerachim" are fruits that are ripened by the moon - such as cucumbers and pumpkins.

2.

Rashi #2 and Ramban (citing Rashi): Sweet fruit that the land 'expels' 1 month by month.

3.

Targum Yonasan: 'The first-fruits 2 of the trees that the land produces month by month.


1

Ramban: This implies that, in their respective months, the trees will bud, flower and turn into fruit before those of all the other tribes, as implied in Yechezkel, 47:12 - "le'Chadashav Yevaker". Hadar Zekenim, Rosh (13)

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