ezra-nechemiah 3

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Unformatted text preview: st. Not saying we are instating Zerubavel because he is the continuation of Malchut David. Mentions David and not Shlomo because it’s about the Davidic monarchy and the grandeur of it and not the literal building Chaggai 1-2 is about Messianism. The Geulah will come through Zerubavel because Hashem has chosen him to lead us. There is an idea that there were ideas of messianism stirring, and word got back to Persia and Sheshbatzar was killed because of it. Expections with titles Zerubavel was appointed by Cyrus- not a disappointment Zerubavel was ben David- we will always have a gaping void because he did not restore the grandeur and we don’t have the throne of David Now, the leaders are not evil. They are appointed by Hashem The Leaders of EZ told the nation this is what our reality is now and put a positive spin on it,instead of crying that its not what it used to be 10/14/2013 9:05 AM Ezra 3- Laying of the foundation of the BH, totally ignored by Chaggai Zecharia Ezra 4- adversaries interrupt the building. Who are they? We wanted to build and continue the continuity of the sefer, we were returning to the land and places where we were kicked out of, coming back to build the BH where the previous one had been destroyed. According to EN, these local adversaries were interrupting this continuity. These people claim to be Jews, said they were kicked out of their land and then brought back in the 680s by Sargon, moved to the now vacant North. How did they end up in the north? After 70 years of exile, they shifted to the empty land. Or they could have been people from Yehudah who remained Obligations of a Ger Shmot 12:19- Anyone with you on pesach cannot be over a lo Taaseh 12:48 48 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the ,‫מח ו ולְכי-יגור אכִּתולְך ַרָ ּגר‬ ֵ‫ע‬ ָ‫כִ ַר‬ passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then ‫ו ולְעׂש:ה פ ְךֶ,סח ולי:הו:ה--:הּמוול ולו‬ ִ‫כ‬ ָ‫ ,סַ ַר‬ ַ‫ ,ס‬ ָ‫ַרָ ַר‬ let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born ,‫כול-ז ַרָכר ואז יקרב ול ,סַעׂש תו‬ ֹ ֲ‫רֶב‬ ַ‫ולְ ,ס‬ ְ‫ַרָ ול‬ ָ‫ַר‬ in the land; but no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof. -‫ו ולְ:הַרָי:ה ּכ ולְאְךֶז ולְרח :האר;ץ; ו ולְכול‬ ָ‫ַר‬ ֶ‫ַרָ ְך‬ ַ‫ ,ס‬ ָ‫ַר‬ .‫ערול, ולא-יאכול ּבו‬ ַ‫ֹ ֹ ,ס‬ ֵ‫ַרָ ע‬ He is not Chayav, but he can if he really wants to, but he must get a brit. Part of a purging of the land Yom Kippur Devarim 23:4 ,‫ד ולא-י ַרָבא עּמוני ומואבי‬ ִ‫כ‬ ִ‫ ,סַ כ‬ ֹ ֹ 4 An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not enter into the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation shall none of them ,‫ּבכִק:הול י:הו:ה: ּג-ם ּדור עׂשירי‬ ִ‫רֶבֲ כִ כ‬ ַ‫ ,ס‬ ָ‫ולְ ,סַ ולְ ַר‬ enter into the assembly of the LORD for ever; -‫ולא-י ַרָבא ו...
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