Zevachim 49b: Two-stage exegeses

[Can any of four particular methods of interpretation:] Hekesh, Gezeirah Shavah, Kal VaChomer and Binyan Av [be used in conjunction with any other? There are actually 16 possible combinations]. (Gemara Zevachim 49b)

Hekesh(literally “comparison”) refers to an exegetical derivation based on a connection that Scripture makes (often through juxtaposition) between different areas…

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