Deut. 22:8 *yiphol nophel*
Ruthy & Baruch
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Mon Mar 12 14:13:22 EST 2001
r w ponder, jr. wrote:
>My own reading of Deut. 22:8 always has taken the participle *nophel* to
have a substantive
>meaning of its own -- something like, "one who is prone to falling."
See the Midrashic reading of this verse, as quoted by Rashi: "ki yippol
hannofel. This person deserves to fall, but even so, his death should not
come about on your account."
Kochav Ya`akov, Israel
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