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Latest posts by Tzvi Abrahams (see all)
- Lech Lecha: Where Are You Coming from and Where Are You Going? ~ Tzvi Abrahams - November 8, 2019
- Noach: Aspect Of The Divine ~ Tzvi Abrahams - November 1, 2019
- Bereishit: Naked before Hashem ~ Tzvi Abrahams - October 25, 2019
We encounter an unexpected phenomenon in this week's portion: two derivatives of the same root, in a single verse, translated with entirely different Aramaic Targumim. This singularity repeated is moreover repeated consistently in every single occurrence of these two words in the Torah. This article examines the difference between these words and the surprising and enlightening lesson to be gleaned from this subtle anomaly.