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He wished to affirm that Maimonides did not, as had been charged,"3 try to deny as many miracles as possible. woth The two aspects of biblical law, ritual and moral, were a matter of interest and concern in postbiblical literature. The Rabbis distinguished between the two classes of laws: mishpatim, the ordinances dictated by basic morality, and fyuqqim, the statutes dictated by God for His own, often obscure reasons. "My ordinances shall you do" (Lev. 18:4). This refers to those [laws] written in the Torah that, had they not been written, should indeed have been, such as, proscriptions against thievery, incest, idolatry, cursing God, and bloodshed .
57 Pharaoh's dreams were a pseudoprophecy (ki-demuth nevu'ah). They were perfectly obvious to any one with understanding. 59 This would appear to be the counterpart of the type of prophecy allowed by Halevi and Maimonides. Yet Kimhi went one step farther. 61 Balaam was referred to as a soothsayer (qosem) in Josh. S. 33, pp. 63 f. Hil. Yesode ha-torah VII :y; Iggereth Teman (ed. Halkin), pp. 50 f. 55 Guide 11:45. 56 Gen. 9:20. 57 Gen. 20:3. In the future when God "will pour out [His] spirit on all flesh," it is Israel that is meant and not the gentiles (Isa.
It is said further "and the destruction of the beasts which made them afraid" (Hab. 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.