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The letter Shin~Pei~Yud~Pei~Nun spell "shphiyphon" meaning "adder" - an intriguing word in Genesis 49:17. Even more interesting is the word spelled Nun~Pei~Shin - "nephesh - meaning soul, also in this word. Is there a cerastes , a horned snake, in every human soul? Could this be likened to the "yetzer hara" - the evil inclination?

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ntiyshah - Nun Tet Yod Shin Hei - tendrils plant battlements. This word has woven within it Shin Tet Nun - satan. Could Satan , super human adversary, accuser, archenemy of good, be likened to a vine, tendril, tree? What is the hidden connection between ntiyshah - Nun Tet Yod Shin Hei, and Shin Tet Nun - satan? 1Samuel 25:25: For as his name is, so is he.

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A popular question asked by many people is why good people suffer and good things happen to bad people. Why does God sometimes give victory to the wicked people?

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Hi Rabbi, I read that there are 36 righteous people in every generation whose identities are hidden from the world. My question is: Why do they stay hidden? Shouldn't they be in the thick of society as renowned Torah leaders? I wonder if it’s possible that I might be one of these 36?! Thanks for this terrific Ask the Rabbi service which Gateways provides!  

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Does suffering elevate souls? I learned that suffering cleanses the sins. What else does suffering do? Can suffering cause spiritual growth?

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Why did G-d put the tree of knowledge in the garden knowing that man would disobey?

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Does Hashem punish a sinner during his lifetime or does He wait unitl his death?

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I heard the angel samael and lucifer are the chief of satan.The serpent told eve to eat the fruit which was prohibited by god.who was he/she?(I mean someone of fallen angels or samael or lucifer)?

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If I think badly of a person do I get punished for it, even though I did not do or say anything bad to that person? However, if I think positively on a person and don’t act on that, will I then get rewarded for it?