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Arrogance


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A sense of brazen superiority or sheer effrontery; Heb. azut. In Ethics of the Fathers (5. 20) it is said: ‘The arrogant [az panim, lit. “brazen faced”] is destined for Gehinna but the shamefaced is destined for Gan Eden’ (see HEAVEN and HELL).

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.


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