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Bamidbar: Flavors of Pekida You’ve Never Dreamed Of ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Founding Director, Editor-In-Chief at Veromemanu
Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg is the Founding Director and Editor-in-chief of Veromemanu and it' website BiblicalHebrewEtymology.com.

Yehoshua is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain and currently lives in Israel with his wife and children.

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Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

  If there is a single word that characterizes Parshas Bamidbar, it’s פקידה. The root פקדappears in this parsha no less than 57 times, almost as many as in all the other parshios combined. פקד is one of the more difficult words in לשון הקדש due to its numerous meanings. In Parshas Bamidbar, the primary denotation of פקד is counting, hence the English name … Continue reading Bamidbar: Flavors of Pekida You’ve Never Dreamed Of ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

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