Miscellaneous Notes on the Written Torah

How the Torah chooses which lifetime-chronologies to record: Megillah 17a

Where people's hometowns aren't mentioned, they came from Jerusalem: Megillah 15a

Where a person's actions aren't mentioned but his father's are, or the reverse, one may assume that his actions are along the lines of those of the relative whose acts were described: Megillah 15a

Use of Abbrevations/Acronyms in the Torah: Shabbat 105a

The Torah doesn't generally record the day of the week: Rosh HaShanah 3a

Why the Written Torah didn't include rabbinic law: Eruvin 21b

The Talmud learning a "Derash" analysis, and then asking, "But what is the basic translation? [Pashteih diKra beMai Ketiv?]": Eruvin 23b

Rashi, on the gemara's citation of a biblical verse, feeling the need to provide the source of the verse: Berachot 15b; Succah 12a, 51b, 53a; Megilah 11a; Sotah 10a, 11b; Bava Metzia 76a, 84a, 108a; Menachot 45a

When the Torah records amounts of money, does it prefer to present the sum in large units or smaller units: Bechorot 5a

The Torah using parallel structure within a verse, even though that adds letters which don't teach anything: Bechorot 9b

Back to Home
Search by Category
Search by Google

WWW Webshas

Alphabetical Index
About WebShas