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1)

What is the meaning of the first half of the Pasuk?

1.

Rashi: Water will flow from their springs - A king will arise from their ranks who will rule over many nations. 1

2.

Targum Yonasan: Their kings and their redeemers will come from their own ranks, and their children, the sons of Ya'akov will rule over many nations.


1

Rashi: He will succeed

2)

To whom does "Malko" refer?

1.

Rashi, Ramban, Rashbam and Targum Yonasan: It refers to Shaul ha'Melech

3)

How could Bil'am name the king of Amalek before he was borm?

1.

Ramban #1 (citing Rashi): Bil'am is pre-naming Agag before he was born. 1

2.

Ramban #2 and Rashbam: All kings of Amalek were called Agag. 2


1

Ramban (Ibid.): Just as we find by Koresh, king of Persia - in Yeshayah (45:1), by Yoshiyahu, king of Yehudah

4)

And what is the meaning of "Vesinasei Malchuso"?

1.

Rashi and Ramban,: It means that they will go from strength to strength, because David and Shlomoh will follow.

2.

Targum Yonasan: And because he (Shaul) had compassion on him (Agag), his kingdom was taken away from him.

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