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The word שלהי is a aramaic word, not an acronym. It means worn out, or at the end of. See targum Onkelos in Bereishis 25 29, on the word עיף, he writes משלהי. In Devarim 25 18, we find the same עיף=משלהי. Back in Bereishis 47 13 on the words ותלה ארץ מצרים targum writes ואשתלהי עמא דערא. Rashi there comments it is an expression of עיפות, כתרגומו. This ...

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