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1)

What is the difference between "Masos, Osos, Mofsim and Milchamah"?

1.

Rashi: "Masos" are 'tests', 1 where Hashem displayed His capability; 2 "Osos" are signs, to prove that Moshe was Hashem's Shali'ach 3 : "Mofsim" are wonders (or miracles), such as the ten Makos, whereas "Milchamah" refers exclusively to destruction of the Egyptians at the Yam-Suf. 4


1

Rashi: Like the word 'Nisayon'.

2

Rashi: Such as "Hispa'er Alai" - in Shmos 8:5.

3

Rashi: Such as "Mazeh be'Yadechah" - in Shmos, 4:2.

4

Rashi: As the Torah writes in Shmos, 14:25.

2)

And what is their significance?

1.

Seforno: They serve as proof that all that happened to the Egyptians did not happen by chance, but by the specific Will of Hakadosh-Baruch-Hu.

3)

And what are the connotations of "bi'Zero'a Netuyah"?

1.

Seforno: It means that with each Makah, Hashem's Arm was outstretched, ready to deliver the next one. 1


1

Seforno: A warning that if they not relent, He would strike them again.

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