Amalek is the snake. A lion or a tiger attacks with a roar, yet the snake attacks silently. Frequently, one can’t even feel the pain of the snake-bite until it’s already too late…
The Torah talks about the type of acacia-wood boards needed to erect the holy Tabernacle in the desert. They had to be 10×1.5 cubits, or about 15 feet long and 2.2 feet wide. Where did Moses find such choice lumber in the desert?
Rav Shalom Arush says that until a person realizes that his job in the world is not to make money, he won’t be free of the lust for money. That way, his money will always be tainted..
Source: Breslev Israel