Random Quote #87 topic: hebraic, Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

This provision for the coming Messianic banquet is considered of
sufficient importance to be mentioned year after year in the
service for the Day of Atonement and also at the Feast of
Tabernacles. The remark of D. Levi, that the feast here referred
to is to be understood allegorically, involves rather sweeping
consequences, as it is open to any one to annihilate many other
expectations on the same principle.

The Holy One--blessed be He!--will add to Jerusalem gardens extending to
a thousand times their numerical value, which equals one hundred and
sixty-nine, etc.

THE TALMUD, _Bava Bathra_, fol. 75, col. 2.


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