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Pinchas: An Expansive Lesson on Constriction – 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

  Numbers 25:17-18 – Torment (צרור) the Midianites and smite them; for they tormented you through their conspiracy that they conspired against you.   R' Samson Rafael Hirsch interprets the root  'צרר' to mean contraction, compression or restriction of power  (this is also implied by Onkelos, who renders צָרוֹר as אָעֵיק, an Aramaic cognate of the … Continue reading Pinchas: An Expansive Lesson on Constriction – The Wonders of the Holy Tongue

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