Palestinian amora of the third century. The word "mishkan," twice occurring in Ex. xxxviii. 21, is explained by him as having reference to the fact that the sanctuary was twice confiscated as a pledge ("mashkon"; i. e., the first and second destructions; see Ex. R. l.). Simeon ben Marta, who is mentioned in Gen. R. ix., seems to be identical with Samuel, the subject of this article.

  • Bacher, Ag. Pal. Amor. ii. 313, note 3; iii. 620, note 10.
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