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 23:6   But be most resolute Throughout Sefer Yehoshua, the instructions to be “strong” and “resolute” are delivered repeatedly, both...

Joshua 23:6

 23:6   But be most resolute Throughout Sefer Yehoshua, the instructions to be “strong” and “resolute” are delivered repeatedly, both...

 23:6   But be most resolute Throughout Sefer Yehoshua, the instructions to be “strong” and “resolute” are delivered repeatedly, both to Yehoshua himself and the Children of Israel as a whole. Significantly, this command applies both to spiritual tasks, such...

42:8   And let Iyov, My servant, pray for you By praying for his friends who have sinned Iyov ultimately demonstrates...

Job 42:8

42:8   And let Iyov, My servant, pray for you By praying for his friends who have sinned Iyov ultimately demonstrates...

42:8   And let Iyov, My servant, pray for you By praying for his friends who have sinned Iyov ultimately demonstrates compassion, thereby walking in the footsteps of Avraham. In Sefer Bereishit (chapter 20), Avraham’s wife Sara is taken by Abimelech,...

 40:8   Would you condemn Me that you may be right? The Sages of the Talmud (Bava Batra 15a) try...

Job 40:8

 40:8   Would you condemn Me that you may be right? The Sages of the Talmud (Bava Batra 15a) try...

 40:8   Would you condemn Me that you may be right? The Sages of the Talmud (Bava Batra 15a) try to determine the time period in which Iyov lived. Although some opinions have him living during the period of the...

 39:13   The wing of the ostrich beats joyously The Land of Israel used to be home to wild os­triches,...

Job 39:13

 39:13   The wing of the ostrich beats joyously The Land of Israel used to be home to wild os­triches,...

 39:13   The wing of the ostrich beats joyously The Land of Israel used to be home to wild os­triches, until they became extinct in the region as a result of hunting. In fact, in 2006, four ancient ostrich eggs,...

 36:31   He gives food in abundance Hashem uses His control over nature to punish people and to reward them....

Job 36:31

 36:31   He gives food in abundance Hashem uses His control over nature to punish people and to reward them....

 36:31   He gives food in abundance Hashem uses His control over nature to punish people and to reward them. If He judges mankind favorably, then He will provide “food in abundance.” This is especially true in the Land of...

34:2   Listen, O wise men, to my words Elihu calls on the wise men and those who have knowledge...

Job 34:2

34:2   Listen, O wise men, to my words Elihu calls on the wise men and those who have knowledge...

34:2   Listen, O wise men, to my words Elihu calls on the wise men and those who have knowledge to ‘listen’ or ‘hear,’ and also to ‘give ear’. This pair of synonyms appear together in a number of places...

33:27   I have sinned In order for a person to be forgiven and his soul to be redeemed (verse...

Job 33:27

33:27   I have sinned In order for a person to be forgiven and his soul to be redeemed (verse...

33:27   I have sinned In order for a person to be forgiven and his soul to be redeemed (verse 28), he must repent his sins and return from his evil ways. This is true for individuals, and applies equally...

30:19   I have become like dust and ashes Iyov expresses his modesty with the same words used by...

Job 30:19

30:19   I have become like dust and ashes Iyov expresses his modesty with the same words used by...

30:19   I have become like dust and ashes Iyov expresses his modesty with the same words used by Avraham when he beseeched Hashem to save the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah: “I am but dust and ashes” (Genesis...

18:20   Generations to come will be appalled at his fate In this chapter, Bildad describes the pain and misery...

Job 18:20

18:20   Generations to come will be appalled at his fate In this chapter, Bildad describes the pain and misery...

18:20   Generations to come will be appalled at his fate In this chapter, Bildad describes the pain and misery that he believes Iyov must endure because he has sinned. He assumes that since Iyov is suffering, he must be...

 16:18   Earth, do not cover my blood By asking the earth not to cover up his blood, Iyov invokes...

Job 16:18

 16:18   Earth, do not cover my blood By asking the earth not to cover up his blood, Iyov invokes...

 16:18   Earth, do not cover my blood By asking the earth not to cover up his blood, Iyov invokes the murder of Abel by Cain in response to which the ground “opened its mouth to receive… blood” (Genesis...

Joshua 23:6

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