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Eikev: Comforting Anger? – 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

The root ketzef (קצף) appears in Parshat Eikev more times than in any other Parsha, as follows: Moses reminds the Jews: “Remember, do not forget how you הִקְצַפְתָּ Hashem your God in the Wilderness; from the day you exited the Land of Egypt until your arrival at this place, you have been rebels against Hashem” … Continue reading Eikev: Comforting Anger? – The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

Eikev: The Healing Heel  ~ 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.

To partner with Veromemanu consider a secure donation at: https://bit.ly/2QrDWRd
Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

דברים ז:יב - וְהָיָה עֵקֶב תִּשְׁמְעוּן אֵת הַמִּשְׁפָּטִים הָאֵלֶּה. And it shall come to pass, because ye hearken to these ordinances… (Deut. 7:12). Nahmanides (Ramban) lists several meanings of the root 'עקב': a) Because of, due to. b) Bypassing[1]/circumventing, something twisted or serpentine. c) The back part of the foot [עקב], i.e. the heel. Ramban … Continue reading Eikev: The Healing Heel  ~ The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

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