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Pardes

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(lit. “orchard”); the metaphorical term used to refer to the four levels of Torah interpretation: pshat (the literal meaning of the text), remez (its allusions), derush (the homilies that can be derived from it), and sod (its mystical secrets)

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Entry for 'Pardes'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/p/pardes.html. 2012.

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