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Rosh Kollel: Rabbi Mordecai Kornfeld
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Previous daf Nazir 27
1) WHAT IS SPECIFIED?
(a) Counter-question (Rav Papa - Mishnah - R. Shimon Ben
Gamliel): If a man designated 3 animals for his Nezirus,
and did not specify which is for which sacrifice, the one
fitting for the sin-offering is brought as the
sin-offering, the one fit for the burnt-offering will be
the burnt-offering, the one fit for Shelamim will be
1. This shows, animals are considered specified!
(b) Answer (Rav Simi Bar Ashi): Regarding a Ken, it says "He
will take" and "He will offer"; a Ken is only specified
when it is bought, or when the Kohen offers it;
(c) By sacrifices of a Nazir - you cannot say that the
sin-offering will be offered as the burnt-offering - the
former is a female, the latter is a male!
2) CAN A SON BRING HIS FATHER'S SACRIFICE?
(d) Question (Rav Hamnuna): Do we really say that a blemished
animal is as unspecified money?
1. (Mishnah): When can a Nazir bring the sacrifices of
his father? He (and his father were Nezirim - the
text of most Rishonim reads 'was a Nazir'); his
father separated money for his Nezirus, and died. He
said, 'I am a Nazir on condition that I bring the
sacrifices of my father'
(e) Answer: No, it refers to a pure animal.
2. (When the son does not bring the sacrifices of his
father) - unspecified money goes to Nedavah;
3. A specified animal: A sin-offering dies, a
burnt-offering is offered as a burnt-offering, and a
Shelamim is offered as a Shelamim.
4. Suggestion: The last law of the Mishnah applies even
if the animal was blemished.
(f) Question: Will you say, a blemished animal has the law of
unspecified money? If so, the Mishnah should say, a
blemished animal goes to Nedavah (and all the more so,
(g) Answer: The Kedushah of a blemished animal is its value -
this is included when the Mishnah teaches the law of
(a) Question (Rava - Beraisa): "His sacrifice" - a man is
Yotzei (fulfills his obligation) with his own sacrifice,
and not with the sacrifice of his father;
1. Suggestion: Perhaps he is not Yotzei for a severe
sin with a sacrifice the father separated for a
light sin, or vice-versa, but he is Yotzei for a sin
of the same severity!
2. Rejection: "His sacrifice" - a man is Yotzei with
his own sacrifice, and not with the sacrifice of his
3. Suggestion: Perhaps he is not Yotzei with an animal
his father separated, even for sins of the same
severity, just as a Nazir cannot bring animals his
father separated for the father's Nezirus;
i. But he is Yotzei (if he buys an animal) with
money the father separated, even for sins of
different severity, just as Nazir is Yotzei
with unspecified money of his father, but not
with specified money!