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Mystical Worlds

Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35 )

by Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair

Why is the word for a 'thing' in Hebrew - 'davar' - from the same root as the word for 'speech' - 'dibbur? As solid as 'things' seem, they are no more than God 'speaking' them - keeping them in existence by His word.

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