18 05, 2014

Bamidbar – What did Nadav and Abihu do wrong?

By |2014-05-18T06:47:13-07:00May 18th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                                                      Bamidbar[1]                                                      What did Nadav and Abihu do wrong?[2]   The story of Nadav and Abihu, two of the four sons of Moses’ brother the high priest Aaron, is repeated five times in Scriptures, in Leviticus 10:2, 16:1, Numbers 3:4, 26:61, and I Chronicles 24:2. In four of these five sites, both their [...]

10 05, 2013

Bemidbar – Unusual Interpretations 24

By |2013-05-10T04:35:57-07:00May 10th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                 By Israel Drazin   The following are some thoughts on the biblical portion Bemidbar, Numbers 1:1 to 4:20. Each shows problems with traditions.   This fourth biblical book is named after the first significant word in the first chapter, Bemidbar. However most people call the book Bamidbar, which is a corruption of [...]