Insights from Toras Reb Levi Yitzchok, a weekly class based on the teachings of Harav Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, chief rabbi of the city of Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, during the bloody Bolshevik revolution and the subsequent Communist oppression and father of the Rebbe.
The shiur is presented by Rabbi Dovid Dubov, Director of Chabad of Mercer County in Princeton, New Jersey, and author of Yalkut Levi Yitzchok, an anthology of commentaries collected from the works of Harav Levi Yitzchak, of blessed memory.
Organized by Irguntorah.org and aired on community news service COLlive.com.
וְכ֖וּשׁ יָלַ֣ד אֶת־נִמְרֹ֑ד ה֣וּא הֵחֵ֔ל לִֽהְי֥וֹת גִּבֹּ֖ר – “Cush also begot Nimrod, who was the first man of might on earth.”
הֽוּא־הָיָ֥ה גִבֹּֽר־צַ֖יִד לִפְנֵ֣י יְהֹוָ֑ה עַל־כֵּן֙
גִּבּ֥וֹר צַ֖יִד לִפְנֵ֥י יְהֹוָֽה׃
(נח י, פסוקים ח.ט.)
“He was a mighty hunter by the grace of the L-rd; hence the saying, “Like Nimrod a mighty hunter by the grace of the L-rd.”
Why does the Torah mention about Nimrod three times the word ‘Might’?