SHABBOS 116 (8 Tamuz) - Today's Dafyomi study is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Moshe Gottlieb, Moshe Ze'ev ben Chaim Shlomo Yosef ha'Levi z'l, who healed the sick of Jerusalem and Israel with Chesed. Dedicated by his loving family on the day of his Yahrzeit.

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1)[line 4]"[חכמות בנתה ביתה] חצבה עמודיה שבעה""[CHOCHMOS BANSAH VEISAH], CHATZVAH AMUDEHA SHIV'AH"- "[Wisdom (the Torah) has built her house,] she has hewn out her seven pillars." (Mishlei 9:1) - According to our Gemara, the seven pillars refer to the seven books of the Torah, since Parashas va'Yehi bi'Neso'a breaks up Sefer Bamidbar into three books.

2)[line 13]הגליוניןHA'GILYONIN- blank parchment

3)[line 15]בלהBALAH- wore out

4)[line 26]דגייז ושדיD'GAYIZ V'SHADI- the margins have been cut off (and only the parchment that once contained the letters remains)

5)[line 32]הרי הן כגליוניםHAREI HEN K'GILYONIM- they are like blank parchment that has never been used (and need not be saved from a fire)

6)[line 33]קודרKODER- cuts out

7)[line 34]אקפח את בניAKAPE'ACH ES BANAI- I will bury my sons (Rebbi Tarfon cursed himself due to his great distress over the matter)

8)[line 35]להכישוL'HAKISHO- to bite him (me)

9)[line 37]"אחר הדלת ...""V'ACHAR HA'DELES..."- "Behind the door and the doorpost you have cast your memory of Me." (Yeshayah 57:8)

10a)[line 39]קנאהKIN'AH- enmity

b)[line 39]איבהEIVAH- strife

c)[line 39]תחרותTACHARUS- dissension

11)[line 40]"הלא משנאיך ...""HA'LO MESAN'ECHA..."- "Those who cause you to be hated, HaSh-m, do I not hate them? And do I not quarrel with those who rise up against You? I despise them with the utmost hatred, I regard them as my own enemies." (Tehilim 139:21-22)

12)[line 41]וכשם שאין מצילין אותןUCH'SHEM SHE'EIN MATZILIN OSAN- This part of the Beraisa follows the opinion of the Rabanan. (According to Rebbi Tarfon, however, if one may even burn them, certainly there is never a Mitzvah to save them. -TOSFOS DH Kach)

13)[line 43]בי אבידןVEI AVEIDAN- the meeting places of early Christians where religious disputations were held (lit. the place of their ruin)

14)[line 44]אין ולאו ורפיא בידיהIN V'LAV V'RAFYA B'YADEI- he had no definite answer (lit. "yes and no and it was weak in his hands")

15)[line 45]בי נצרפיBEI NITZREFEI- a house of idol worship

16)[line 46]דיקלא פלניאDIKLA PELANYA- a certain palm tree

17)[line 47]ניעקריהNI'AKREI- we will uproot it

18)[line 48]לא מסתפינאLO MISTEFINA- I am not afraid

19)[line 48]בעו לסכוניהBA'U L'SAKUNEI- they tried to harm him

20)[last line]פילוסופאPILOSOFA- heretic; astrologer; monk


21)[line 1]דהוה שקיל שמאD'HAVAH SHAKIL SHMA- who gave himself a reputation

22)[line 2]לאחוכי ביהL'ACHUCHEI BEI- to ridicule him

23)[line 2]אעיילא ליהA'AILA LEI- she brought in to him (as a bribe)

24)[line 2]שרגא דדהבאSHERAGA D'DAHAVA- a golden lamp

25)[line 4]נכסי דבי נשיNICHSEI D'VEI NASHA- the estate left by their deceased father

26)[line 6]דגליתוןD'GALISUN- that you went into exile

27)[line 6]איתנטליתISNATLIS- it was taken away

28)[line 9]חמרא לובאCHAMRA LUBA- an exceptionally high-quality donkey from Libya (a district in Egypt)

29)[line 11]אתיתיASEISI- I came

30)[line 14]נהור נהוריך כשרגאNEHOR NEHOREICH K'SHERAGA- shine your light (wisdom) like a lamp (she hinted to the bribe that she gave him)

31)[line 15]בטשBATASH- kicked

32)[line 20]פסקי סידרא בכתוביםPASKEI SIDRA B'KESUVIM- (a) they would read a chapter from Kesuvim in the Beis ha'Midrash on Shabbos (RASHI); (b) they would read a chapter from Kesuvim as the Haftarah for the Torah reading of Shabbos Minchah (TOSFOS Shabbos 24a DH she'Ilmalei)

33)[line 30]שונין בהןSHONIN BAHEN- it is permissible to learn the Midrash to Kesuvim

34)[line 31]דורשין בהןDORSHIN BEHEN- it is permissible to expound on their verses

35)[line 34]שטרי הדיוטותSHETAREI HEDYOTOS- letters, bills; private, common writings

36)[line 34]תיקTIK- a chest

37)[line 36]מבוי שאינו מפולשMAVOY SHE'EINO MEFULASH- an alleyway which is considered a Reshus ha'Yachid - the Gemara on Daf 117a discusses the exact meaning of this term

38)[line 39]איתעביד ליה צורך גבוהIS'AVID LEI TZORECH GAVO'AH- what is necessary for its sacrifice has been done, since the Eimurim (the parts that are placed on the Mizbe'ach) may be removed

39)[line 40]"כל פעל ה' למענהו""KOL PA'AL HASH-M LA'MA'ANEIHU"- "HaSh-m made everything for His praise." (Mishlei 16:4) - The Gemara continues by explaining why removing the entire hide is a praise of HaSh-m.

40)[line 42]אפתורא דדהבאA'PESORA D'DAHAVA- on a golden table

41)[line 42]אסתנאISTENA- the northern wind (which is mild, not hot or cold)

42)[line 45]משום נימיןMISHUM NIMIN- because of the strands of wool that stick to them