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1)

Why does the Torah juxtapose the Parshah of the Matnos Kehunah next to the episode of Korach?

1.

Rashi: Refer to 18:8:2:1*

2)

What are the connotations of the word "Hinei"?

1.

Rashi: It implies that Hashem gave Aharon the Matnos Kehunah 1 with Simchah. 2


1

Rashi: It can be compared to a king who gave his friend a field, and, when someone claimed that the field was his, the king said to the friend 'Let people say what they want; I am going to write a Sh'tar on the sale, sign it and have the court authenticate it. Here too, since Korach came and laid claim to the Kehunah, the Pasuk gave Aharon twenty-four gifts of Kehunah (See Sifsei Chachamim) with a covenant of salt. See also Ba'al ha'Turim.

2

Rashi: As in Sh'mos, 4:14 "Hinei hu Yotzei Likrasecha, ve'Ra'achah ve'Samach be'Libo" (See Sifsei Chachamim).

3)

What are the implications of "Mishmeres T'rumosai"?

1.

Rashi: It implies an obligation to guard the T'rumos be'Taharah.

4)

And what is the meaning of the word "le'Mashchah"?

1.

Rashi, Ramban (citing Sotah,15a), Targum Onkelos and Targum Yonasan: 'For greatness' (Refer to 18:7:1:2*). 1

2.

Rashbam: It is a sign of royalty, like princes who have been anointed to rule.


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