Plain Writing

Some articles on plain writing:

Vayishlach - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Genesis Chapter 33
... Rabbi Simeon ben Eleazar taught that wherever one finds the plain writing exceeding the dotted letters, one must interpret the plain writing ... But if the dotted letters exceed the plain writing, one must interpret the dotted letters ... In Genesis 334, the plain writing equals in number the dotted letters, so Rabbi Simeon ben Eleazar taught that Genesis 334 conveys that Esau kissed Jacob with all his ...

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