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Unformatted text preview: h “And they said to Pharaoh we have come to live in the
land for a short while as there is no pasture for your servants flocks, because the
famine is severe in the land of Canaan. And now may your servants dwell in the land
of Goshen.” (Gen. Ch. 47 V. 4) 50 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins :
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, , , Few in number. As it says (in the Torah) “the number of your ancestors who went down to
Egypt were seventy souls, and now the Lord your God has made you as great in number as the
stars in the heaven”. (Deut. Ch. 10 V. 22)
And there became a Nation. From which we learn that the Israelites were a distinct
Great, mighty. As it is said “and the children of Israel were fruitful and increased and
multiplied and became exceedingly great, and the land was filled with them” (Ex. Ch. 1 V. 7) And
numerous as it is said “And I made you as numerous as the plants in the field, and you
increased and became great and came to great beauty, and your breasts were developed and your
hair grew, yet you were naked and bare”. (Ezek. Ch. 16 V. 7) “And I passed over you and I saw you
wallowing in your blood and I said to you in your blood you shall live and I said to you, in your
blood you shall live”(Ezek. Ch. 16 V. 6) .
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