The Haggadah According to the Rite of Yemen; Together with the Arabic-Hebrew Commentary

The Haggadah According to the Rite of Yemen; Together with the Arabic-Hebrew Commentary

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...has not the capacity to ask, i. e. the ignorant one who has absolutely no knowledge, fol. 40 a do thou begin for him as it is said "And thou shalt tell thy son (on that day saying. Because of what the Lord did for me etc.)" (Exod. XIII. 8). Do thou ever at first make him acquainted with all the commands (concerning the Passover). XVI. The expression Ninn dva is used with the idea of preventing one from thinking that a father must commence to inform his son from the beginning of the month (Nissan). Is he perhaps enjoined (lit. empowered) to do this from the first day of the month, or while it is yet day, or before this day (i. e. before the day commences). The answer is, that the explanation enjoined, is to be given only at the time when both the unleavened bread and the bitter herbs are before thee (lit. bet. thy hands). (Therefore) the text continues ni TOa on account of this, in which the word nl alludes to the Paschal lamb which God ordered to be slaughtered in Egypt, as it is said ("And the Lord passed over etc.) and he saw the two door-posts" (Exod. XII. 23) which served as two witnesses that Israel went forth from the path of affliction. Since they (the Egyptians) used to worship the constellations of Taurus and Aries, they consequently would not approve of the sacrifice (of these animals); concerning this (therefore) it is said: "Lo shall we sacrifice the abomination of the Egyptians before their eyes and they will not stone us?" (Exod. VIII. 22). Another explanation is, that the wise one spoken of is compared to Solomon (with regard to wisdom), for it is said, that "Solomon was wiser than all men" (I Kings V. 11). The explanation of the word 'paip"N as an abbreviation is as follows: --the...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612132
  • 9781236612137
  • 2,273,885