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2:17). It is said also concerning reward "and the lion had not eaten the carcass nor torn the ass" (I Kings 13:28). The Rabbis were explicit concerning reward for beasts like the ass and the dog. For they said: "Why were the first born of asses singled out with 92 respect to redemption? " It is further said: "You shall cast it to the dogs" (Exod. 22:30). 91 At Gen. 1125, Kimhi states that when animals are killed, it is by chance. Cf. Saadia, 'Emunoth III (end; Rosenblatt, p. 175). »7 Referring to Bekhoroth 5b.
302. J a  DAVID KIMHI: THE RATIONALIST TRADITION 33 and to place it with Greek sciences in one tent. . "ISS The statement of the traditionalists that the Scriptures "do not have their place like a thief in the underground passage of allegory"156 reflected more than a defense of the integrity of the Bible, for the theory of the double meaning of Scripture bore with it an implicit exclusiveness by which only the enlightened, only those learned in philosophy, could reach the true intent of divine revelation.
Both Heman and Asaph were prophets with musical instruments. 71 Presumably, the distinction applied to Daniel might also be applied to David and Solomon. 72 71 I Chron. 25:1. i nevu'ah (Gen. 49:1; 49 :I2 : II Chron. 21:22) and be-derekh nevu'ah (Gen. 9:26; 15:12; Hab. 3:1; Zech. 12:12; Ps. 12:6; 28:6) and be-ruah ha-qodesh (Gen. 2:13; 7:24; 27:27). At Gen. 2:13; 7:24, Moses is said to have known all the historical details recorded in the Book of Genesis through the holy spirit and not through prophecy.
Apples of Gold in Settings of Silver by Frank Talmage