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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Ademas de los textos de estos exegetas estan los de la Torah, especialmente, y con mucha claridad, los libros de Vaikra, Levitico 11-16; Bamidbar, Numeros 3-18; Lejezkel, Ezequiel 40-48.
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.
Rabbi David Hoffman of Congregation Beth Knesset Bamidbar in Lancaster said the city is home to Jews, Muslims, Sikhs, Hindus and Buddhists, Christians of various denominations, as well as nonbelievers.
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.
PALMDALE -- Congregation Beth Knesset Bamidbar donated more than $1,000 in money and school supplies to Palmdale's South Antelope Valley Emergency Services "Back to School Backpack" program.
And more importantly, it is an interesting critique of the Book of Bamidbar as well as a definitive interpretation of a part of it.