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1)[line 3]דאוגר ליה ריחיא לחבריהD'OGAR LEI REICHAYA L'CHAVREI- who rented a mill to his friend

2)[line 3]לטחינהLI'TECHINAH- [where the rent payments were to be made] by grinding [the wheat that was needed for the household of the owner of the mill]

3)[line 4]איעתרI'ASAR- [the owner of the mill] became wealthy

4)[line 4]זבין ריחיא וחמראZAVIN REICHAYA V'CHAMRA- he bought a [new] mill with a donkey [to drive the mill]

5)[line 5]הוה טחיננא גבךHAVAH TACHINENA GABACH- I have had my wheat ground by you [which was your payment for the rental of the mill]

6)[line 6]א''ל מיטחן טחיננא לךAMAR LEI, MITCHAN TACHINENA LACH- the one who rented the mill said the owner of the mill, "I will continue to grind for you [as payment]."

7)[line 10]כריסאהKEREISA- stomach

8)[line 12]טחון וזבין טחון ואותיבTECHON V'ZAVIN, TECHON V'OSIV- grind [wheat with the new mill] and sell it, grind [wheat with the old mill as I have done until now] and place it in your house [for your food]

9)[line 18]מדורMADOR- dwelling

10a)[line 24]בכריםKARIM- bolster, mattress

b)[line 24]וכסתותKESASOS- pillows, cushions

11)[line 26]כל ימי מגר ארמלותיך בביתיKOL YEMEI MEIGAR ARMELUSICH B'VEISI- all the days of the extent of your widowhood in my house

12)[line 27]בבקתיBIKASI- my small hut

13)[line 30]נקיטינןNEKITINAN- we have a tradition

14)[line 32]הניחוני ואבננו משליHANICHUNI V'EVNENU MI'SHELI- let me build it from my own money

15)[line 32]שיפצה מאיSHIPTZAH MAI?- (a) If she renovated it, does she have the right to remain living there as long as it stands, or can they evict her for ignoring the Halachah that prevents her from renovating it? (RASHI); (b) According to the Girsa SHIPTZA (with an Alef instead of a Heh) MAI? - Can she renovate it? (TOSFOS, citing RABEINU CHANANEL)

16)[line 34]ברכת הבית ברובהBIRKAS HA'BAYIS B'RUBAH- the blessing, prosperity of a household comes when there are many people in the household (because they help one another)

17)[line 36]משךMASHACH (KINYAN MESHICHAH) - if one moved produce with the intent of buying it

(a)When a person buys or sells an object, he must make a Ma'aseh Kinyan (a formal Halachically-binding act denoting the change in status). The forms of Ma'aseh Kinyan that may be used are: for Metaltelin (movable goods) - 1. Hagbahah, i.e. lifting an item; 2. Meshichah (lit. pulling), i.e. causing an item to move; 3. Chatzer, i.e. bringing the item into one's domain; for Mekarka'in (real estate) - Chazakah, i.e. performing an act that is normally performed by an owner.

(b)Examples of Chazakah are Na'al (locking), Gadar (fencing in), and Paratz (making a breach in a fence to create an entrance) or any act that is done to enhance the land, such as digging to improve a field and the like (MISHNAH Bava Basra 42a).

18)[line 36]מדדMADAD- measured

19)[line 37]ילעוסYIL'OS- chew

20)[line 39]נר יהא דלוק במקומוNER YEHEI DALUK BI'MEKOMO- a candle should be lit in its place [near the table]

21)[line 41]חפניCHEFANI- from Haifa

22)[line 41]אפרתיEFRASI- from Efras (Beis Lechem)

23)[line 46]בי שמשיBEI SHIMSHEI- Erev Shabbos

24)[line 47]שבבתאSHEVAVTA- (female) neighbor

25)[line 47]קא קריה אבבאKA KARYAH A'BAVA- she was calling at the door

26)[line 47](שתיקו) [שתוקי](SHESIKU) [SHESOKI]!- Be quiet!

27)[line 50]דקדים ערסייהו לערסיהD'KADIM ARSAIHU L'ARSEI- their biers preceded his bier (they died immediately before Rebbi and were buried before him)

28)[line 51]מילתא הואי להוMILSA HAVAI LEHU- they harbored a [hidden] matter [of sin] (that prevented them from serving Rebbi during his funeral)

29)[line 52]ועד האידנא נמי זכותו דרבי הואV'AD HA'IDNA NAMI ZECHUSO D'REBBI HU D'AHANYA LEHU- that is, Rebbi knew that his two Talmidim would die immediately before him. He did not want people to think that they were sinners who would have died long ago if not for the merit of Rebbi, who needed their help and kept them alive until near his death, when he no longer needed them. To the contrary, in truth these Talmidim - who were extremely close to their mentor, Rebbi - merited to die immediately before him so that they should "serve" him after death as well as during his life.


30)[line 3]סבור מינה משום טרחא הוא דקאמרSAVUR MINAH MISHUM TIRCHA HU D'KA'AMAR- that is, originally it was thought that he asked not to be eulogized in the medium-sized cities in order that the villagers should not have to trouble themselves to come. If the eulogies would be delivered only in the very large cities, the villagers, who lived far from those cities, certainly would not feel it necessary to come (RASHI). Alternatively, originally it was thought that he asked not to be eulogized in the medium-sized cities in order not to bother the students to have to bring flutes and the other necessities that are used during eulogies to these cities, which were not well-stocked with such items. That is why he asked for the eulogies to be delivered only in the very large cities, where such tools were commonplace (RA'AVAD, cited by Shitah Mekubetzes).

31)[line 6]משום יקרא הוא דקאמרMISHUM YEKARA HU D'KA'AMAR- that is, he asked not to be eulogized in the medium-sized cities (but rather in the large ones) in order that the eulogies should be few and well-attended, rather than many small crowds in many cities (RASHI). Alternatively, he wanted there to be enough room to accommodate the large crowds that would come for the honor of the Torah (RA'AVAD cited by Shitah Mekubetzes).

32)[line 12]באשכבתיה דרביASHKAVTEI D'REBBI- the funeral and eulogies of Rebbi

33)[line 14]סליק לאיגראSALIK L'IGRA- he went up to the roof

34)[line 17]צריכא למימרTZERICHA L'MEIMAR?- Does it not go without saying [that Raban Gamliel bar Rebbi should be the Nasi]?

35)[line 18]צריכא לך ולמטלעתךTZERICHA LACH UL'MITLATACH?- Who needs you and your limp?

36)[line 18]מאי קשיא ליה הא קרא קאמרMAI KASHYA LEI, HA KERA KA'AMAR!- Why was Rebbi Shimon bar Rebbi bothered about Levi's question? The verse states that the firstborn is chosen as the successor!

37)[line 18]"ואת הממלכה נתן ליהורם כי הוא הבכור""V'ES HA'MAMLACHAH NASAN LI'YEHORAM KI HU HA'BECHOR"- "[And he (Yehoshafat]) gave them (his other six sons) many gifts... silver, gold, and valuables, as well as fortified cities in Yehudah;] but the kingship he gave to Yehoram, since he was the firstborn. [And Yehoram arose over all of his father's kingdom, and he established himself, killing all his brothers by the sword and also some of the princes of Yisrael.]" (Divrei ha'Yamim II 21:3)

38)[line 25]ומטלעU'MITLA- and he is limping

39)[line 26]ודריש כלילא שריDARISH KELILA SHARI- and he taught that it is permitted for a woman to go out into Reshus ha'Rabim on Shabbos wearing a Kelila (a tiara, a decorative half-crown worn by brides)

40)[line 29]מיכף הוה כייף ליהMEIKAF HAVAH KAYIF LEI- he would have been deferential to Rebbi Afas (RASHI based on RASHASH)

41)[line 30]לא סגי דלא מליךLO SAGI D'LO MALICH- it would have been impossible (lit. there is no way) for him not to have become the Rosh Yeshiva

42)[line 33]בטלה קדושהBATLAH KEDUSHAH- (a) Kedushah ceased to exist - Rebbi was known as Rabeinu ha'Kadosh (TOSFOS DH Oso ha'Yom, 1st explanation); (b) the Kedushah of the Kehunah, i.e. the prohibition against Kohanim coming into contact with or being in the same room as Rebbi's body, was suspended on that day (TOSFOS ibid., citing RABEINU CHAYIM KOHEN)

43)[line 36]ירוקיןYERUKIN- pale, yellow or greenish

44)[line 38]בחולי מעייםCHOLEI ME'AYIM- intestinal disorders

45)[line 40]אפגריהAFAGREI- overburden him, interrupt him [from performing Mitzvos]

46)[line 40]מינצוMINTZU- quarreling

47)[line 42]מפלפוליMI'PILPULI- from my erudition

48)[line 42]דאייתינא כיתנאD'AISINA KISNA- because I bring flax [seed]

49)[line 42]ושדיינאV'SHADYANA- and I plant [them]

50)[line 42]ומגדלנא נישביU'MEGADALNA NISHBEI- and I twist [the flax into cords and make] nets [out of it]

51)[line 43]וציידנא טביאV'TZAYIDNA TAVYA- and I catch deer

52)[line 43]ואריכנא מגילתא ממשכי דטביאV'ARICHNA MEGILASA MI'MASHCHEI D'TAVYA- and I prepare [parchment for] scrolls from the hides of the deer

53)[line 44]מקרי דרדקיMAKREI DARDEKEI- teachers of school boys (who teach them to read verses)

54)[line 44]ינוקיYENUKEI- young boys

55)[line 45]אתני סידרך לחברךASNI SIDRACH L'CHAVRACH- teach your Seder [of Mishnayos] to your friend

56)[line 47]סדרי חכמהSIDREI CHACHMAH- how the wise men are supposed to conduct themselves

57)[line 48]סדרי נשיאותSIDREI NESI'US- how the Nasi is supposed to conduct himself

58)[line 48]נהוג נשיאותך ברמיםNEHOG NESI'USECH B'RAMIM- assert your reign [as Nasi] among the nobles and leaders

59)[line 48]זרוק מרה בתלמידיםZEROK MARAH BA'TALMIDIM- make sure that the students fear you

60a)[line 50]בציפוריTZIPORI- a city in the lower Galilee, approximately midway between Tiberias and Haifa

b)[line 50]בבית שעריםBEIS SHE'ARIM- an important city in the times of the Mishnah and the Gemara, located in the lower Galilee southeast of Haifa and to the west of the modern-day Moshav Beis She'arim.

61)[last line]דחלשCHALASH- he became sick

62)[last line](אמטיוהי) [אמטיוהו](AMTEYUHI) [AMTEYUHU]- they brought him