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1)

How does this answer the wise son's question?

1.

Ramban: We tell the wise son all about Yetzi'as Mitzrayim, which teaches us that Hashem is the Creator who wants us and who is all-capable - "le'Eineinu" 1 - which we witnessed with our own eyes. 2

2.

Seforno: We explain to the wise son that since we were Avadim in Egypt and therefore unable to attain the perfection that is required of us, Hashem performed wonders to take us out from there and to bring us to the land which enabled us to reach our full potential. 3


1

Ramban: Refer to Sh'mos, 20:2:4:2.

2

Ramban: And that is why it befits us to honor His Name since He is our Creator who bestowed upon us abundant kindness. Refer also to 6:24-25:1:1.

3

Refer also to 6:24-25:1:2.

2)

Why does the Torah forbid planting the Asheirah specifically beside the Mizbe'ach?

1.

Ramban: Refer to 16:21:1:1 & 16:22:2:2.

2.

Rashbam: Refer to 16:21:2:1.

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