New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud Volume 5-6

New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud Volume 5-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...to the sound sense of a man, viz.: A poor man who is vain, a rich man who constantly tells lies, an old man who is lascivious, and a president of a congregation who considers himself superior to all others without cause. Others say, also one who divorces his wife once, remarries, then divorces her again and again marries her. Five things Canaan the son of Ham the son of Noah commanded his children; viz.: " Love ye one another, love robbery, love lasciviousness, hate your masters, and never tell the truth." Six things were said of a horse, viz.: He is very passionate, he loves war, he is very proud, he hates to sleep, he eats much and casts off little; and according to others, he loves to kill his owner in a battle. Rabba bar bar Hana said in the name of R. Samuel bar Martha, quoting Rabh upon the authority of R. Jose the man of Hutzal: Whence do we know that an Israelite must not consult astrologers? Because it is written Deutr. xviii. I3: " Perfect shalt thou be with the Lord thy God " (which signifies that perfect confidence must be reposed in the Lord). /Vhence do we know that if a man is convinced of the superiority of his neighbor to himself, even in one instance only, he should respect him? From the passage Daniel vi. 4: " Because a superior spirit was in him: and the king sought to appoint him over the whole kingdom." When a woman continues in the blood of her purification, although she is not defiled, she should not have any connection with her husband. We have learned in a Boraitha: Joseph the man of Hutzal is Joseph the Babylonian or Issi ben Gur Ariah or Issi ben Jehudah or Issi ben Gamaliel or Issi ben Mahalalal, and what is (really) his name? Issi ben Aqabia. R. Itz'hak ben Tabla is R....show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
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  • 1236836936
  • 9781236836939