REVIEW QUESTIONS ON GEMARA AND RASHI
prepared by Rabbi Eliezer Chrysler
Kollel Iyun Hadaf, Jerusalem
Previous daf Bava Metzia 115
BAVA METZIA 112-115 - these Dafim have been dedicated anonymously l'Iluy
Nishmas Tzirel Nechamah bas Tuvya Yehudah.
(a) What does the Beraisa learn from the Pasuk "ve'Lo Savo el *Beiso*
(b) What does Shlomoh ha'Melech advise one to do if he ...
- ... became an Areiv?
- ... hurt his fellow-Jew with words?
(a) What does the Tana alternatively learn from the Pasuk "ve'Lo Savo el
Beiso *La'avot Avoto*"?
(b) What does 'le'Tzad Sheini' mean?
(c) Besides rental owed to an ass-driver and for renting an inn, what third
example does the Tana give regarding this Halachah?
(a) Who is the author of our Mishnah which establishes the Pasuk "Lo Sachbol
Beged Almanah" whether she is poor or rich?
(b) Rebbi Shimon in the Beraisa permits taking the garment of a rich widow.
Why is that?
(c) On what grounds does Rebbi Yehudah disagree with him?
(a) The above Tana'im seem to switch opinions however, in another Beraisa.
Commenting on the Pasuk in Shoftim "ve'Lo Yarbeh Lo Nashim", Rebbi Yehudah
permits a king to have more than eighteen wives, provided they do not lead
What does Rebbi Shimon say?
(b) This appears to contradict their previous opinions; Rebbi Yehudah seems
to Darshen the Torah's reasons, whilst Rebbi Shimon doesn't. The solution to
this discrepancy, lies in the continuation of the Pasuk.
What does the
Torah write after "ve'Lo Yarbeh Lo Nashim"?
(c) Based on their opinions in our Sugya, how does this explain why ...
- ... Rebbi Yehudah Darshens Ta'ama di'K'ra here?
- ... Rebbi Shimon doesn't? How does he therefore interpret the Pasuk?
(a) What does the Tana of our Mishnah mean when he says that someone who
takes mill-stonesone contravenes the La'av of "Lo Yachbol" because of two
(b) What is ...
(c) What do we learn from "Ki Nefesh Hu Chovel"?
- ... a 'Rechev'?
- ... a 'Rechayim'?
(a) According to Rav Huna, a creditor who takes a Rechayim or a Rechev
contravenes two La'avin.
Answers to questions
(b) How many La'avin will he contravene should he take both?
(c) What does Rav Yehudah say?
(d) How does he explain "Ki Nefesh Hu Chovel"?
(a) The Torah writes in Bo "Al Tochal Mimenu Na u'Vashel Mevushal ba'Mayim,
What does "Na" mean?
(b) According to Rava, someone who eats a Korban Pesach either half-done or
plain cooked receives two sets of Malkos.
How many sets will he receive if
he eats both at the same time?
(c) What does Abaye say? What is the basis of their Machlokes?
(a) It looks as if Abaye holds like Rav Yehudah, and Rava, like Rav Huna.
Answers to questions
How do we reconcile ...
(b) Abaye's argument is based on a Beraisa.
- ... Rava with Rav Yehudah? Why might the latter concede that by "Na" and "Mevushal", there is an extra La'av?
- ... Abaye with Rav Huna? Why might Rav Huna concede that by Na and Mevushal, there is no extra La'av?
What does the Tana learn from
"Al Tochlu Mimenu Na ... Ki-im Tz'li Eish" (that renders it not