Mas’ei — the Journey as a Name of G-d

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  1. ז׳ באדר תשס״ז – Sat, Feb 24, 2007

    […] Angels are stationary, which is why the prophet describes them as “standing upon one regel“. See the idea in greater depth in this post on the travels of parashas Mas’ei. Regel connotes the ability to stand, stability. Tables have raglayim. We see from the pasuq in Tehillim that the Ibn Ezra uses, “and he will place his feed on the path”, that pa’amos has a greater connotation of legs as motion. This is more like people than angels. People move, they progress. […]

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