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Rabbi David SperlingNisan 1, 5781
Shalom Rav, Is the word Cheiruth (freedom) in the Tanach?
Shalom, Thank you for your question. The word cherut meaning freedom does not appear in the Tanach. The word cherut meaning engraved appears in Exodus 32, 16 “The tablets were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, engraved on the tablets.” The Rabbis in the Talmud use this verse as a basis for a Rabbinic statement that one could read the verse as if it said “freedom on the tablets” – that is to read the word as freedom as opposed to engraved – both words have the same Hebrew letters. Blessings.
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