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1)

Seeing as one may not afflict any fellow-Jew, why does the Torah mention specifically a widow and an orphan?

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Rashi and Rashbam: Because, on account of their vulnerability, people tend to take advantage of them. 1


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Refer also to 22:20:2:4.

2)

Why does the Pasuk write "Kol Almanah ... "?

1.

Ramban: To teach us that the prohibition applies even to a widow who is wealthy - because her tears too, flow easily and she is in a constant state of distres.

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