Vol 30.07 - Lecha 2 Spanish French Audio Video
|Hebrew Text: Chumash-Bereshit-Lech Talmud English-Nedarim|
(5749) "Avraham Avinu was not called complete (shalem) until he circumcised himself (Gen. 17:1) as it states: "walk before Me and be perfect" (Tal Nedarim 31b).
"He was called perfect only in virtue of circumcision" (ibid 32a)
"He who perfects himself, the Holy One, blessed be He, deals uprightly with him" (ibid).
Three boundaries of "complete" (shalem), "perfect" (tamim) and "who perfects himself" (meTamim atzmo)
Gutnick Chumash pp. 44
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