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Seven Complete Weeks

Parsha Emor - Sefirat HaOmer

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Seven Complete Weeks: Parsha Emor - Sefirat HaOmer

The commandment to count the Omer comes from the verse: "You shall count for yourselves, from the morrow of the Sabbath from the day you bring the Omer as a wave offering seven weeks; they shall be complete" (Leviticus 23:15). The term "Sabbath" in this context refers to the first day of the holiday of Passover and not the weekly Sabbath. However, in some years, when Passover begins on Sabbath, the weeks of the Omer do coincide with the seven-day week. Is there an aspect of extra "completeness" that occurs in such years? (Based on Likkutei Sichos vol. 12 p. 16 and vol. 22 p. 143)
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