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Bava Basra 109

1) [line 1] HACHA TARTEI V'HACHA CHADA - here there are two [ways in which the son takes the place of his deceased father], and here there is [only] one [way in which the brother takes the place of his deceased brother]

2) [line 2] ME'HAI TA'AMA HU - it is for this reason itself
3) [line 7] BEN U'VAS KI HADADEI NINHU - the son and the daughter are equal to each other (with regard to their precedence in inheriting their deceased father before their grandfather inherits him]

4) [line 11] MI'KO'ACH MAN KA ASU - through the power of whom do they come [to inherit]

5) [line 12] KAI AV, KA YARSEI ACHEI HA'AV?! - the father [of the deceased man] is alive, and the brothers of the father inherit him?!

6) [line 14] KERA'EI SHE'LO CH'SIDRAN KESIVEI - the verses are written out of order

7) [line 17] BI'MEKOM BAS ATAH MA'AVIR NACHALAH MIN HA'AV - [only] in the place of a daughter you are to pass the inheritance from the father [and give it to the daughter]


8a) [line 7] B'CHULAN NE'EMAR BAHEN NESINAH - in all of them (i.e. the verses that discuss the laws of inheritance) the term "giving" is used
b) [line 8] HA'AVARAH - "passing"

9) [line 9] SHE'MA'AVIR NACHALAH MI'SHEVET L'SHEVET - that passes an inheritance from one tribe to another tribe

10) [line 10] HO'IL U'VENAH U'VA'ALAH YORSHIN OSAH - since her son and her husband (who are from a different tribe than her father) inherit her

11) [line 17] "VA'YEHI NA'AR MI'BEIS LECHEM YEHUDAH MI'MISHPACHAS YEHUDAH, V'HU LEVI V'HU GAR SHAM." - "There was a youth from Beis Lechem of Yehudah, from the family of Yehudah, and he was a Levi and he lived there." (Shoftim 17:7)

12) [line 23] LO, GAVRA DI'SHEMEI LEVI - no, he was a man whose name was Levi
13) [line 25] IYN, D'ISRAMI LEI GAVRA DI'SHEMEI LEVI - yes, [he was happy] that it happened that he found a man whose name was Levi

14) [line 31] MA'ASEH MENASHEH - an act [like the act] of Menasheh (Menasheh, the king of Yehudah after Chizkiyah, erected an idol in the Beis ha'Mikdash)

15) [line 31] TELA'O HA'KASUV BI'MENASHEH - the verse attributes him (his lineage) to Menasheh

16) [line 33] TOLIN ES HA'KALKALAH BA'MEKULKAL - we attribute the corrupt act to the corrupt person

17) [line 34] "[V'LO ATZAVO AVIV MI'YAMAV LEIMOR 'MADU'A KACHA ASISA?'] V'GAM HU TOV TO'AR ME'OD V'OSO YALDAH ACHAREI AVSHALOM." - "[And his father never rebuked him (Adoniyah) all of his days, saying, 'Why have you done this?'] Additionally, he was very handsome, and his mother bore him after Avshalom." (Melachim I 1:6)

18) [line 37] L'OLAM YIDBAK ADAM B'TOVIM - a person should always cling to good people (i.e. he should marry someone only with good lineage)

19) [line 38] YEHONASAN - Yehonasan was the son of Gershom, the son of Moshe Rabeinu. As the Gemara (110a) describes, Yehonasan went wayward and served idols.

20) [line 39] "V'ELAZAR BEN AHARON LAKACH LO MI'BENOS PUTI'EL LO L'ISHAH, VA'TELED LO ES PINCHAS." - "Elazar, the son of Aharon, took for himself from the daughters of Puti'el a wife, and she bore to him Pinchas." (Shemos 6:25)

21) [line 40] SHE'PITEM AGALIM L'AVODAH ZARAH - who fattened calves for idols

22) [line 41] SHE'PITPET B'YITZRO - he belittled [and conquered] his Yetzer [ha'Ra] (when challenged by the wife of Potifar to sin with her)

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