מצה - יצא, Ex. 12:17

The main place for discussion the Hebrew Bible, its language and message.
Forum rules
Members will observe the rules for respectful discourse at all times!
Please sign all posts with your first and last (family) name.
Isaac Fried
Posts: 1136
Joined: Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:32 pm

מצה - יצא, Ex. 12:17

Postby Isaac Fried » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:59 pm

We read there
וּשְׁמַרְתֶּם אֶת הַמַּצּוֹת כִּי בְּעֶצֶם הַיּוֹם הַזֶּה הוֹצֵאתִי אֶת צִבְאוֹתֵיכֶם מֵאֶרֶץ מִצְרָיִם וּשְׁמַרְתֶּם אֶת הַיּוֹם הַזֶּה לְדֹרֹתֵיכֶם חֻקַּת עוֹלָם
NIV: "Celebrate the Festival of Unleavened Bread, because it was on this very day that I brought your divisions out of Egypt. Celebrate this day as a lasting ordinance for the generations to come"
in which I sense a faint hint to an extra reason for eating the מצה MACAH, unleavened bread, on this commemorative holiday namely, to further reminds us of the יציאה YCIYAH, exit, or exodus out of Egypt.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

Return to “General Discussion”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 1 guest