Now You Know The Rest Of The Story..........
The Torah Matzav
Monday, November 2, 2020
Next Year אי"ה
Hashavua וירא מאת אבי מורי ר' צבי
יהודה פרידמן ע"ה
"*למועד אשר דבר אתו אלוהים"
The מלאך made a scratch on
the wall and said that he
will return the following year when the
sun will be at the exact
same spot and שרה will have a child.
The מלאכים visited אברהם the first day of פסח.
was born the following year on the first day of
The timing is off by 11 days!
It takes 365 days for the sun
to return to the same
spot. (solar year). From פסח to פסח the following year
is only 354 days. When the sun returned to the same
spot it was 11 days after Yitzchok’s birth.
The מלאך didn't promise to return for the birth but promised
to return 11 days after Yitzchok’s birth.
It is written in the ספרים הקדושים that מלאך רפאל
visits newborn boys 3 days after their
Bris. (ג' למילתו)
to heal them.
It was מלאך רפאל who scratched the wall and
return exactly on the day when the sun will be at the
same spot 365 days later.
יצחק was born 354 days (פסח) after the מלאך made the
scratch on the wall on the first day of פסח plus 8 days
for the Bris and 3 days (354+8+3=365)