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Bava Kama 92


(a) What does our Mishnah learn from the Pasuk in Vayeira (in connection with Avimelech and Sarah) ...
  1. ... "ve'Atah Hashev Eishes ha'Ish ... ve'Yispalel Ba'adcha"?
  2. ... "Va'yispalel Avraham el ha'Elokim"?
(b) What does the Tana say about Reuven who asks Shimon to blind his eye or to cut off his arm, and Shimon complies?

(c) Will it make any difference if Reuven added the words 'al-M'nas Li'ftor'?

(d) What is the Din if Reuven asks Shimon ...

  1. ... to break *his jar* and he complies?
  2. ... to break his jar, but he adds 'al-M'nas Li'ftor'?
  3. ... any of the above cases *to Levi* or to Levi's property?
(a) Our Mishnah obligates the Mazik to ask the Nizak for forgiveness. If this does not pertain to Bo'shes, for which he has already paid, to what does it pertain?

(b) What problem does the Tana have with the Pasuk "ve'Atah Hashev Eishes ha'Ish Ki Navi Hu"?

(c) Rebbi Shmuel bar Nachmeni Amar Rebbi Yonasan therefore explains that Avimelech had to return Sarah in any event.
How does he then explain the phrase "Ki Navi Hu"?

(d) What do we learn from here with regard to a Nochri's obligations?

(a) "Ki Atzor Atzar Hashem be'Ad Kol Rechem be'Veis Avimelech".
According to Rebbi Elazar, the double expression teaches us that the Shichvas Zera of the men was stopped.
How about the women?

(b) According to a Beraisa, there were two stoppages by men and three by women, and according to Ravina, there were three by men and four, by women.
Which extra stoppage affected both men and women ...

  1. ... according to the Beraisa?
  2. ... according to Ravina, over and above the previous one?
(c) What does Rebbi Yanai say about the chickens of Avimelech's household?
(a) Rabah bar Mari learns from Iyov that if someone Davens on behalf of his friend and he needs the same thing, is answered first.
From where does Rava learn it?

(b) What Rabah bar Mari learns from the Pasuk in Yirmiyah "Lamah Sarivu Elai, Kulchem Pesha'tem Bi ... " (including the Navi), Rava learns from the Pasuk "Ad Masai Me'antem Li'shmor Mitzvosai ... ".
What does he learn from here?

(c) Why does Rava prefer his sources to those of Rabah bar Mari?

(a) Rabah bar Mari explained that the Pasuk in Vayigash "u'Miktzeh Echav refers to Dan, Zevulun, Gad, Asher, and Naftali.
How did he categorize these five?

(b) Yosef picked specifically these five to present to Par'oh for the same reason that Moshe doubled their names.
What is that?

(c) But does Yehudah's name not also occur twice in the same Parshah?

(a) What does Rebbi Shmuel bar Nachmeini Amar Rebbi Yonasan learn from the Pasuk in ve'Zos ha'Berachah ...
  1. ... "Y'chi Reuven ve'Al Yamos ... ve'Zos li'Yehudah"?
  2. ... "Sh'ma Hashem Kol Yehudah"?
  3. ... "ve'El Amo Tevi'enu"?
  4. ... "Yadav Rav Lo"?
  5. ... "ve'Eizer mi'Tzarav Tih'yeh"?
(b) Why did Yehudah in fact, confess?
(a) Rabah bar Mari learned from the Mishnah in Bikurim the folk-saying that poverty follows the poor.
What does the Tana say there about the baskets in which the rich and the poor brought their Bikurim to Yerushalayim?

(b) What happened to their respective baskets?

(c) Rava learns the same thing from a Pasuk in Tazri'a concerning a Metzora leaving the camp.
Which Pasuk?

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(a) What does Rabah bar Mari learn from the Pasuk in Yeshayah "Lo Yir'avu, ve'Lo Yitz'ma'u ve'Lo Yakem Sharav va'Shamesh"?

(b) Rava learns it from the Pasuk in Beshalach.
How does he Darshen the Pasuk ...

  1. ... "va'Avadtem es Hashem Elokeichem"?
  2. ... "u'Veirach es Lachmecha ve'es Meimecha"?
  3. ... "va'Hasirosi Machlah mi'Kirbecha"?
(c) How does the Beraisa interpret "Machlah"?

(d) How does this tie up with the numerical value of the word?

(a) What did Rabah bar Mari learn from the Pasuk ...
  1. ... "va'Yomar, Hagar Shifchas Sarai Ei mi'Zeh Ba's ... va'Tomar, Mipnei Sarai Gevirti Anochi Borachas"?
  2. ... "va'Yomar, Eved Avraham Anochi"?
  3. ... "ve'Heitiv Hashem la'Adoni ve'Zacharta es Amasecha" (Avigayil to David)?
(b) How did ...
  1. ... Rabah bar Mari learned the folk-saying 'Sixty pains reach the tooth that hears its friend eating whilst it itself is not eating', from a statement of Nasan ha'Navi?
  2. ... Rava learn it from Avraham and Yitzchak?
(a) What did Rabah bar Mari learn from ...
  1. ... the fact that the Pasuk in Pinchas explains how Hashem instructed Moshe to place his hand on Yehoshua, to fill him with wisdom, in order that Yisrael should listen to him, and the Pasuk in ve'Zos ha'Berachah relates how Moshe placed his hands on Yehoshua ... ?
  2. ... the Pasuk in Mishlei " ... ve'Nefesh Re'eivah Kol Mar Masok"?
(b) What did Rabah bar Mari learn from the Pasuk in ben Siyra "Birds of a feather flock together" concerning date-palms?

(c) What did he reply when Rava initially asked him for the source?

(d) How did he derive it ...

  1. ... in the Chumash from Yishmael?
  2. ... in Nevi'im from Yiftach?
(a) What does the Mishnah in Keilim say about 'Kol ha'Mechubar ...
  1. ... el ha'Tamei'?
  2. ... el ha'Tahor'? What are the ramifications of this ruling?
(b) What does Rebbi Eliezer in a Beraisa prove from the fact that the starling went to nest with the raven?

(c) What did Rabah bar Mari learn from the Pasuk ...

  1. ... in Yechezkel "Ya'an Tihartich ve'Lo Tihart mi'Tum'asech, Lo Titahari Od" (in connection with someone who fails to respond to rebuke)?
  2. ... "ve'Lo Sesa'ev Mitzri Ki Ger Hayisa be'Artzo" (in connection with a pit from whose water one drank)?
(d) From whom did Rabah bar Mari derive the folk-saying 'If you will help me carry the load I will carry it, otherwise, I won't'?
12) And from where did Rabah bar Mari derive the saying ...
  1. ... 'When we were young we were like men, and now that we have grown-up, we are like children'?
  2. ... 'Go after a wealthy man and you will draw fat'?
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