[Avodah] 10 Dibrot

Mandel, Seth mandels at ou.org
Mon Feb 11 12:14:59 PST 2019

On February 11, 2019 at 1:22pm EST, Sholom Simon <sholom at aishdas.org> wrote:
> RSZ writes:
>> Taam Elyon combines the first two dibros because they were heard mipi
>> haGevurah.

> My limited understanding is that some view that reason as an
> after-the-fact justification for the fact that they should be two
> psukim. IIRC, Rav Breuer has them as two psukim.
> Might there be another piece of circumstantial evidence? I always
> wondered: in what year/decade/century do we see the first suggestion that:
> "it's nine psukim because..."

We have other evidence thst they were always 10 pesuk until the error.
Someone wrote an article tracing when the error was made.
There is no point in trying t o justify an error.

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