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Rov Or Chazakah: Which Is Better?


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Rabbeinu Chaim believes, though, that it is not based on logic (that a rov is better than a chazakah). Rather, he says, it must be drawn from a pasuk. This view permits us to explain that both rov and chazakah are halachik tools, and that without the Torah dictating which is stronger we would not know to follow the rov.

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