When a verse or phrase repeats itself several times, it is necessary to examine why. There is usually an important message that needs to be identified, internalized and implemented.
Let us analyze the words of this verse. We need to perform some introspection and check all the evil inclinations within ourselves that need to be purged. Some examples.…Negative thoughts! Bitterness! Focusing on unimportant things! Chains that bind us! Obsessions! Fears that paralyze us! The inability to see clearly! You name it!
The Hebrew word translated as “purge” in this Torah portion is actually “to burn.” What does it...
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