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Rashi says that the writing of the word with the aleph removed was to connect "request" and "child/birth" your request: (שלתך, instead of שאלתך). The ‘alef’ is missing to expound in this word an expression of ‘children,’ as in Deut. 28:57: ובשליתה “and against her young, which came out, etc.” Other meforshim (Metzudat Tziyon, Metzudat David, Radak) ...
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