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  • Long life reward

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    The opposite idea is expressed in Proverbs 20:20 "One who reviles his father or mother, / Light will fail him when darkness comes." The lit ...

  • Lot's rescue

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    This verse implies that God saved Lot, not as a reward for his exemplary hospitality, but rather because he was Abraham’s relative. On the o ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma He established households for them. Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source B{Abbrev}{Glossary: Ta ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma But the Lord stiffened the heart of Pharaoh Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source B{Abbrev}{Glos ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source M{Abbrev}{Glossary: Mish ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma But the Lord stiffened the heart of Pharaoh Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and punishment Original Source Midrash Tanchu ...

  • Midrash: Classical Rabbinic

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    Lemma If you will heed the Lord your God diligently, doing what is upright in His sight Theme Individual and Society Subtheme Reward and pun ...

  • Stories of hospitality

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    The story of the birth of Orion (Ovid's Fasti, V, lines 493-536) is a close parallel. The theme of hospitality is common to Greek, Canaanite ...

  • Genesis 19 : 29

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    Thus it was that, when God destroyed the cities of the Plain and annihilated the cities where Lot dwelt, God was mindful of Abraham and remo ...

  • Exodus 15 : 26

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    He said, “If you will heed the Lord your God diligently, doing what is upright in His sight, giving ear to His commandments and keeping all ...

  • Deuteronomy 3 : 26

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    But the Lord was wrathful with me on your account and would not listen to me. The Lord said to me, “Enough! Never speak to Me of this matter ...

  • Exodus 7 : 2

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    You shall repeat all that I command you, and your brother Aaron shall speak to Pharaoh to let the Israelites depart from his land. ...

  • Exodus 9 : 12

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    But the Lord stiffened the heart of Pharaoh, and he would not heed them, just as the Lord had told Moses. ...

  • God's Directional Confusion

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    God tells Moses for the final time that no, he will not be entering the land despite his incessant requests. Instead, Moses is told to to as ...

  • Exodus 20 : 12

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    Honor your father and your mother, that you may long endure on the land that the Lord your God is assigning to you. ...

  • Exodus 1 : 21

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    And because the midwives feared God, He established households for them. ...

  • 2 Kings 25 : 3

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    By the ninth day [of the fourth month] the famine had become acute in the city; there was no food left for the common people. ...

  • 2 Kings 25 : 4

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    Then [the wall of] the city was breached. All the soldiers [left the city] by night through the gate between the double walls, which is near ...

  • What is "right," anyway?

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    This is the first time the concept of "right" and "sin" has been mentioned, or communicated to a human. The Lord does not offer a definition ...

  • One reason we might fast

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    This verse explains one reason that it is customary to fast on Tisha B'Av. Just as many Jews fast before Purim to commemorate Mordechai's f ...

  • A parallel between Tisha B'Av and the Omer

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    It's said that Rabbi Akiva's reaction to Tisha B'Av was laughter while everyone else cried. Interestingly, Rabbi Akiva was killed during th ...

  • Why do we read Lamentations on Tisha B'Av?

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    I've always wondered why we read Lamentations on Tisha B'Av and not the actual story of the Temple's destruction. ...

  • Deuteronomy 11 : 26

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    See, this day I set before you blessing and curse: ...

  • Genesis 18 : 1

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    The Lord appeared to him by the terebinths of Mamre; he was sitting at the entrance of the tent as the day grew hot. ...

  • Genesis 4 : 7

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    Surely, if you do right,There is uplift.But if you do not do rightSin couches at the door;Its urge is toward you,Yet you can be its master.” ...