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1) [line 3] D'OGAR LEI REICHAYA L'CHAVREI - who rented a mill to his friend
3) [line 4] I'ASAR - [the owner of the mill] became wealthy
5) [line 5] HAVAH TACHINENA GABACH - I have had my wheat ground by you [which was your payment for the rental of the mill]
6) [line 6] AMAR LEI, "MITCHAN TACHINENA LACH" - the one who rented the mill said the owner of the mill, "I will continue to grind for you [as payment]."
7) [line 10] KEREISA - stomach
9) [line 18] MADOR - dwelling
12) [line 27] BIKASI - my small hut
16) [line 34] BIRKAS HA'BAYIS B'RUBAH - the blessing, prosperity of a household comes when then are many people in the household (because they help one another)
17) [line 36] MASHACH (KINYAN MESHICHAH) - if one moved produce with the
intent of buying it
18) [line 36] MADAD - measured
21) [line 41] CHEFANI - from Haifa
28) [line 51] MILSA HAVAI LEHU - they harbored a [hidden] matter [of sin] (that prevented them from serving Rebbi during his funeral)
*29*) [line 52] V'AD HA'IDNA NAMI ZECHUSO D'REBBI HU D'AHANYA LEHU - that is, Rebbi knew that his two Talmidim would die immediately before him. He did not want people to think that they were sinners who would have died long ago if not for the merit of Rebbi, who needed their help and kept them alive until near his death, when he no longer needed them. To the contrary, in truth these Talmidim, who were extremely close to their mentor, Rebbi, merited to die immediately before him so that they should "serve" him after death as well as during his life.
*30*) [line 3] SAVUR MINAH MISHUM TIRCHA HU D'KA'AMAR - that is, originally it was thought that he asked not to be eulogized in the medium-sized cities in order that the villagers should not have to trouble themselves to come. If the eulogies would be delivered only in the very large cities, the villagers, who lived far from those cities, certainly would not feel it necessary to come (RASHI). Alternatively, originally it was thought that he asked not to be eulogized in the medium-sized cities in order not to bother the students to have to bring flutes and the other necessities that are used during eulogies to these cities, which were not well-stocked with such items. That is why he asked for the eulogies to be delivered only in the very large cities, where such tools were commonplace (RA'AVAD, cited by Shitah Mekubetzes).
*31*) [line 6] MISHUM YEKARA HU D'KA'AMAR - that is, he asked not to be eulogized in the medium-sized cities (but rather in the large ones) in order that the eulogies should be few and well-attended, rather than many small crowds in many cities (RASHI). Alternatively, he wanted there to be enough room to accommodate the large crowds that would come for the honor of the Torah (RA'AVAD cited by Shitah Mekubetzes)
32) [line 12] ASHKAVTEI D'REBBI - the funeral and eulogies of Rebbi
35) [line 18] TZERICHA LACH UL'MITLATACH? - Who needs you and your limp?
37) [line 25] U'MITLA - and he is limping
39) [line 29] MEIKAF HAVAH KAYIF LEI - he would have been deferential to Rebbi Afas (RASHI based on RASHASH)
40) [line 30] LO SAGI D'LO MALICH - it would have been impossible (lit. there is no way) for him not to have become the Rosh Yeshiva
41) [line 33] BATLAH KEDUSHAH - (a) Kedushah ceased to exist - Rebbi was known as Rabeinu ha'Kadosh (TOSFOS DH Oso ha'Yom, 1st explanation); (b) the Kedushah of the Kehunah, i.e. the prohibition against Kohanim coming into contact with or being in the same room as Rebbi's body, was suspended on that day (TOSFOS ibid., citing RABEINU CHAYIM KOHEN)
42) [line 36] YERUKIN - pale, yellow or greenish
50) [line 43] V'TZAYIDNA TAVYA - and I catch deer
52) [line 44] MAKREI DARDEKEI - teachers of elementary school children
55) [line 47] SIDREI CHACHMAH - how the wise men are supposed to conduct themselves
56) [line 48] SIDREI NESI'US - how the Nasi is supposed to conduct himself
58) [line 48] ZEROK MARAH BA'TALMIDIM - make sure that the students fear you
59a) [line 50] TZIPORI - a city in the lower Galilee, approximately midway
between Tiberias and Haifa
60) [last line] CHALASH - he became sick