Torah Talk for Parashat Bechukotai
May 31, 2016 by
In this parasha, God enumerates the rewards for keeping the commandments and the punishments for violating them; the laws of tithes are then listed.
The parasha mentions different legal terms in various places: Chukim, Mishpatime, Mitzvot, and Torot. There are many, many different explanations for the differences between these terms. The translations do us no good in determining the nuances: “Ordinances, statutes, commandments, and laws,” enlighten us not at all. Read more >