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 21:16
 21:17
21:16 On the day that [this man] wills his property to his sons, he must not give the son of the beloved wife birthright preference over the first-born, who is the son of the unloved wife.
Vehayah beyom hanechilo et-banav et asher-yiheyeh lo lo yuchal levaker et-ben-ha'ahuvah al-peney ven-hasnu'ah habechor.
21:17 [Even if] the first-born is the son of the hated wife, [the father] must recognize him so as to give him a double portion of all his property. Since [this son] is the first fruit of [his father's] manhood, the birthright is legally his.
Ki et-habechor ben-hasnu'ah yakir latet lo pi shnayim bechol asher-yimatse lo ki-hu reshit ono lo mishpat habechorah.



Commentary:

Even if
  Since this is the law for all first-born (Yad, Nachaloth 2:1).

manhood
  See Genesis 49:3.





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