Nach Yomi for Avraham

A worldwide project aimed at developing beki'ut in Tanach, inspired by, and as zechut for, R' Avraham Norin (Avraham Dov ben Golda)

Friday, April 21, 2006

Yehoshua Chapter 22- 22 Nissan Acharon shel PEsach/Isru Chag (Thrusday April 20)

Yehoshua Chapter 22 with Rashi (English)

The Tribes of Reuven, Gad and part of Menashe are charged by Yehoshua to take their land on the East Bank, as they had fulfilled their part of the agreement made with Moshe to join Bnei Yisrael in the conquest of the Land, but to be careful to be faithful to the Torah.He blessed them and they departed.
Word filters back to Bnei Yisrael that the eastern tribes had constructed a mizbeach, which caused consternation.  Pinchas was sent with a delegation of nesiā€™im (princes)  to rebuke them . The Eastern tribes respons that the latar was not designed for sacrifice, but as a monument designed to serve as a reminder of the ongoing relationship between the Eastern and Western tribes., which pacifies the delegation and averts the threat of civil war.

Links:

R' Menachem Leibtag on the Mizbayach of Bnei Gad and Reuven
R' Yehuda Eisenberg on the Mizbeach on the East Bank (Hebrew)

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home