D’ei Chochmah L’Nafshechah Parshas Va’eschanan
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“And I beseeched Hashem at that time, saying:
Hashem, You have begun toshow Your servant Your greatness, and Your strong hand. For what force is therein heaven or on earth that can do according to Your works and according to Yourmighty acts? Please let me go over and see the good land that is beyond theYarden; that goodly hill-country, and Levanon.”
The Secret of Moshe’s Prayer
When Moshe Rabbeinu pleaded with Hashem for clemency, we find that headdressed Hashem as
. [Although the verse seems to indicate thatthe Name Moshe used was
, this is incorrect, since we see that thevowelization of the
is that of
reveals that whenthese two Names are together, it indicates that Hashem’s Name is complete.
We canexplain this in the context of the teaching of the Arizal on the verse
] is this/she [
] that comes up from the wilderness?”
has a numerical value of 50 [
]. This fifty corresponds to the fifty gates of
, which is the deeper meaning of the Name
. The word
alludes to theaspect of
[“she”—the feminine concept], signified by the name
. In light
The lesson was delivered at the third meal of Shabbos.