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Difference in Lama and Ma’doo’ah

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4 Sivan 5766
Question
Why are there two words in Hebrew for ’WHY’ , One being Lama and the other one Ma’doo’ah . Are there distinct differences in their use in the Torah, and what is their significance in relation to their use. Toda
Answer
The meaning of the word Lama is - for what - is something done, whereas Madua means -what caused - this to be done. Rabbi Binyamin Bamberger
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