More on the contradictory cases where a positive commandment overrides a negative commandment that has a punishment of karet – until that very line of inquiry is upended and rejected as a principle. So the Gemara takes another stab at explaining the rationale behind yibum and the “extra” word of “aleha” in the verse about yibum. Which brings us to hermeneutical derivation of k’lal u-p’rat u-k’lal. Also, how does the logic actually pan out? The Gemara illustrates it with another case – a metzora and the Temple… Which carries some complicated ritual to be able to reenter the camp… But what happens if that same person becomes a baal keri, just in time to not be able to bring the Korban Pesach… Now what?!
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