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What is the significance of 'Rosh ha'Pe'or' to which Balak now took Bil'am?

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Rashi: Balak, who was a great sorcerer, 1 foresaw that Yisrael would be stricken with a calamity on that spot, 2 and he thought that perhaps this pertained to Bil'am's curse taking effect.


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Refer to 23:14:2:1.

2

Rashi: As is always the case with astrologers (and sorcerers), who foresee events without fully comprehending what they are seeing.

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