Asmakhta and its rootedness in the Biblical Text. Rabbinic exegesis of laws is rooted to various degrees in the Biblical Text. Difference of opinion exists among the Medieval scholars whether Rabbinic decrees can actually be rooted in the text on some level (this is known as the Asmakhta). However, within the Talmud Yerushalmi itself we can find different schools of exegesis with different approaches.

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