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1)

What is the significance of the seven species mentioned in this Pasuk?

1.

Rashi (in Devarim 26:2): These are the seven fruits for which Eretz Yisrael is praised.

2.

Seforno: "Eretz Chitah u'Se'orah, ve'Gefen u'Se'einah ve'Rimon"

2)

What does "Zeis Shemen" mean?

1.

Rashi, Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: It means olives that produce oil. 1


1

See Sifsei Chachamim.

3)

What sort of honey is the Pasuk referring to?

1.

Rashi (in Devarim 34:26, based on B'rachos, 37a) and Targum Yonasan: It is referring to dates that produce honey. 1


1

Rashi (in Succah, 6a): In fact, all sweet foods are called 'honey', and dates are a species of sweet food.

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