[Avodah] Can a besula become pregnant?
zev at sero.name
Sun Jan 3 15:49:09 PST 2021
On 3/1/21 8:32 am, Akiva Miller via Avodah wrote:
> I remember once hearing that there's a chazal somewhere, according to
> which it is impossible for a besula to become pregnant from her first
> sexual act. Is this accurate? If so, can someone point me to that
> chazal? And if there *is* such a chazal, does anyone argue on it?
Yes, it is definitely a maamar chazal, found in several places, e.g.
Yevamos 34a, Brereshis Raba 45, Yalkut Shimoni Bereshis 16:4.
Exceptions include Hagar, Lot's daughters, Tamar, *perhaps* Leah,
Zev Sero Wishing everyone a *healthy* and happy 5781
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May a new year and its blessings begin"
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