Book of Numbers

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Noun1.Book of Numbers - the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
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Freilich (ed.), Pirush Rabbeinu Meyuhas Al Sefer Bamidbar (Jerusalem: Mossad HaRav Kook, 1977) pg.
El Sifre Bamidbar aclara el fenomeno literario desde este punto de vista narrativo: <<'amen, that I did not defile myself; and if I did in fact defile myself, may the water enter me>> (Sifre, 5b, Naso, par.
This week's Torah portion, Bamidbar, teaches that war and community are inextricably linked.
The "weakness," according to Dana, is a reference to the Torah's incident with the Spies in Bamidbar (Numbers), where Israel's representatives hesitate to go into the land out of fear.
The Jewish tradition teaches "shivim panim batorah", there are 70 faces to the Torah (Midrash Bamidbar Rabbah 13:16).
Said the Holy One, blessed be He: 'I created light for you out of the darkness'" (Vayikrah Rabbah, 31:8; Bamidbar Rabbah, 15:5) (19).
In Bamidbar Rabbah (34) there are listed three occasions where Moses intervenes with God and God responds:
(8) "Heder al hagag" was published in Savyon Liebrecht, Tappuhim min bamidbar (Jerusalem: Keter, 1986), pp.
My students are most surprised by the original Hebrew titles of biblical texts: Koheleth instead of Ecclesiastes, Names (shemot) instead of Exodus, "In the Desert" (bamidbar) instead of Numbers.
If daughters inherit, then it is only right that my sons inherit my glory'" (Bamidbar Rabbah 21:14).
For example, the Jewish DPs named a newspaper and a theater "Bamidbar," Hebrew for "in the wilderness." Rabbis teach that the time in the wilderness was necessary for the former slaves to transform themselves into a genuinely free people.