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Palestinian amora of uncertain period. He interpreted Ps. xcii. 13 as meaning that even as the shade of the palm-tree extends far and wide, so shall the reward of the pious extend to the future world (Shoḥer Ṭob to Ps. xcii.; Gen. R. xl., beginning). With reference to Ps. lvii. 9, he said that David procured an eolian harp in order that its tones might awaken him for midnight prayer (Ber. 4a).

  • Bacher, Ag. Pal. Amor. iii. 767 and note 7.
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