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1)

What are the implications of the words "Al Hashem"?

1.

Rashi: It implies that their quarrel was not against them - Moshe and Aharon 1 - but against Hashem, since Moshe's appointment of Aharon as Kohen Gadol was at the behest of Hashem.

2.

Seforno: Moshe was warning Korach that he was casting his lot on Hashem


1

According to Rashi, it is not clear why the Pasuk says "ve'Aharon Mah Hu", and not 've'Nachnu Mah'?

2

Seforno: And that he (Moshe) was declining to do so himself.

2)

How exactly, does one translate "Atah ve'Chol Adascha ha'No'adim al Hashem ... "?

1.

Ramban #1 (according to Rashi): 'You and your congregation, who are assembling with you, it is against Hashem that you are assembling, not against Aharon'. 1

2.

Ramban #2 (citing Ibn Ezra): The 'Hey' is redundant, and the Pasuk reads 'You and your congregation are grumbling against Hashem ... '.

3.

Ramban #3: With reference to Pasuk 7, Moshe is saying 'You and your congregation, who are assembling against Hashem and not against Aharon appear before Hashem tomorrow.


1

Ramban: It is a 'short Pasuk', incorporating something that is self-understood.

3)

Why did Moshe find it necessary to repeat Atah ve'Chol Adascha" since he already began addressing them above in Pasuk 5?

1.

Ramban: Because in Pasuk 8, he addressed Korach exclusively, he needed to reintroduce them into his instructions.

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