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  • The halakoth are fuller and sometimes older than the corresponding decisions in the Mishnah, and the treatment is generally more haggadic. 1 The method of making the discussions part of an interpretation of the Old Testament (halakic Midrash), as exemplified in the Tosephta, is apparently older than the abstract and independent decisions of the Mishnah - which presuppose an acquaintance with the Pentateuchal basis - and, like the employment of narrative or historical Midrash (e.g.
  • Midrash, § 5, 1 -3.
  • Midrash, § 4, end.
  • Hence arises Midrash, exposition, from darash to "investigate" a scriptural passage.
  • The term Midrash, however, more commonly implies agada, i.e.

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