The Mishlei Podcast

Mishlei 11:16 - In Pursuit of Kavod: Machiavellian vs. Mishleic

March 28, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 7 Episode 35
The Mishlei Podcast
Mishlei 11:16 - In Pursuit of Kavod: Machiavellian vs. Mishleic
Show Notes

Mishlei 11:16 - In Pursuit of Kavod: Machiavellian vs. Mishleic

אֵשֶׁת חֵן תִּתְמֹךְ כָּבוֹד וְעָרִיצִים יִתְמְכוּ עֹשֶׁר:

This evening (3/28/22), in our Monday Night Mishlei Shiur, we learned one of the most difficult pesukim in recent memory. The questions were powerful and it was difficult to pin down the subject matter of the pasuk. We worked really hard to develop a couple of approaches, but we were unsuccessful in "solving" the pasuk. We ended by learning Rabbeinu Yonah, who gave us a solid approach - albeit one which conveniently downplayed one of our major questions - and although we gained insight from his commentary (which is the basis of this title), we had to end shiur before we could fully develop his idea. If you manage to make it that far in the shiur and have any ideas, please let me know!
משלי ג:יג-יח; ח:יח-יט; יא:טז
תרגום כתובים
רמב"ם - משנה תורה: ספר נשים, הלכות אישות טו:יט-כ
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