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Did everything written in the Torah literally happen? Or are some things non-literal stories meant to inspire us but not actual historical events? For instance, were all creatures on Earth literally created in 6 days? Was there a talking snake? Did Moses kill 30 virgins?

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Hi Rabbi, is it necessary to become an expert in Hebrew grammar and to learn communicative Hebrew in order to study the Torah?

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1. According to biblical Hebrew or Hebrew grammar, Which one is the pronoun reference of (מִשָּׁרָשָׁ֥יו) in Isaiah 11:1, (חֹ֖טֶר) or (גֵּ֣זַע יִשָׁ֑י)? (apart from any commentaries) 2. According to biblical Hebrew, Do the pronominal suffixes in Isaiah 11:2-5 refer to (נֵ֖צֶר) in isaiah 11:1 and don't they refer to (חֹ֖טֶר)? (apart from any commentaries)

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I can study Torah and I enjoy studying Torah. I am studying Torah since I was 15 years old. I am now 35. I have studied Torah for 24 hours this week. I did not eat or drink during the day. I did not sleep. When I study Torah, I did not feel hungry or thirsty. I am sure if I study Torah, I can live without food and water for several days. Does God give me the power to tolerate hunger and thirst?

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Is it necessary to become an expert in Hebrew grammar and to learn communicative Hebrew in order to study the Torah?

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Hi, in Isaiah 11:1 we read: "But a shoot shall grow out of the stump of Jesse, A twig shall sprout from his stock." What are the Jewish commentaries about (shoot) and (twig)?