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Beitzah 27

BEITZAH 26, 27, 28, 29 - dedicated by Yitzchak Gross of Brooklyn, NY, l'Iluy Nishmas his father, Menashe Yehudah ben Matisyahu, and his mother, Dina bas Yisroel.

1) [line 3] ROSCHOS - boiling hot
2) [line 14] V'AT MAH B'YADEICH? - and you, what [teaching] do you have in your possession [to show that the Halachah follows the opinion of Rebbi Shimon]?

3) [line 15] MAN D'HU - someone; one of the students
4) [line 15] EZKEI V'ESAK L'HASAM - May it be HaSh-m's will that I will merit to go up there (to Eretz Yisrael)

5) [line 15] MI'PUMEI D'MARA - from the mouth of the one who taught the ruling (Rebbi Zeira)

6) [line 19] D'TALYA B'ASHLEI RAVREVEI - (lit. it hangs on strong ropes) great Chachamim said it (that the Halachah is like Rebbi Shimon)

7) [line 22] KESHISHEI MINEI - [the Kehala Kadisha d'Yerushalayim] are older than him (Rebbi Shimon ben Menasya)

8) [line 28] DOKIN SHEB'AYIN - (O.F. teile) eye's web, a thin film (cataract?) that develops due to an eye-disease; alt. a cut on the eyelids

9) [line 28] D'MISHTANIN - the appearance of these blemishes changes after the animal is slaughtered

10) [line 32] AMI VARDINA'AH - (a) Ami who was as pleasant-looking as a rose; (b) Ami from Vardinah, a town in Bavel near Bei Berai, whose inhabitants were known for their stinginess

11) [line 32] CHAZI BUCHRA D'VEI NESI'AH HAVAH - was the one who checked the firstborn animals of the Nasi's household


12) [line 1] UV'YOM TOV, SHIYULEI KA MESHAYEL HEICHI HAVAH UVDA - and on Yom Tov, he would ask how the animal received the blemish

13) [line 3] A'PANYA - towards evening
14) [line 4] KA CHAYIF REISEI - he was washing his hair
15) [line 4] DALI EINEI - he raised his eyes
16) [line 6] HAVAH SHADYAN SA'AREI - barley was thrown
17) [line 7] B'HACH GISA D'HUTZA - on this side of a thorn fence
18) [line 8] PARTEI HUTZA L'SIFVASEI - the thorn split his lip
*19*) [line 10] AMAR LEI LO - that is, the Kohen replied that he had not caused the animal to have a Mum. [Rava then asked him to bring witnesses to attest to his claim, which he did. Only after that did Rava believe him and permit him to slaughter the Bechor (RASHASH)]

20) [line 11] "V'ISH KI YAKRIV ZEVACH SHELAMIM...; KOL] MUM LO YIHEYEH BO" - "[And a man who will bring a Korban Shelamim;] it shall not have [any] blemish." (Vayikra 22:21)

21) [line 11] EIN LI ELA SHE'LO *YEHAYEH* BO MUM - I only know that one is not allowed to make a Mum in it

22) [line 13] BATZEK O DEVEILAH - dough or a pressed fig

23) [line 17] CHALAH
Whenever a person kneads a dough made from one of the five species of grain (wheat, barley, oats, rye or spelt), he must separate a small portion to be given to the Kohen, as specified in Bamidbar 15:17-21. This portion is called Chalah. The requirement to separate Chalah with a Berachah only applies to a dough made from the volume of 43.2 Beitzim of flour (about 10 1/2 cups or 2.48 liters). An amount about half that much requires Chalah to be separated without a Berachah. A baker must separate 1/48 of his dough as Chalah, while a normal homeowner must separate 1/24.

24) [line 21] DELU'IN - gourds
25) [line 40] EIN NIMNIN AL HA'BEHEMAH - it is forbidden to divide an animal into shares; the Gemara explains that this refers to a case where they set a price, e.g. if the animal is worth three Zuz, one Zuz for each of them

*26*) [line 41] NIMNIN ALEHA ME'EREV YOM TOV V'SHOCHTIN... - they should divide the animal into shares (setting the price) on Erev Yom Tov *or* [if they did not,] they may slaughter the animal on Yom Tov and apportion it by size (l'Mechtzah vle'Shelish ule'Revi'a) (SHITAH MEKUBETZES)

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