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It seems throughout Tana"chBreishit 23:1 mentions that women do not have their age mentionedSarah was 127 years old when they dieshe died. Men's names ages areOhr Hachaim's commentary seems to glance upon some issues regarding why Sarah's age was mentioned often - not for everyone, but manyand he seems to focus on the fact that she suffered the biggest challenge because she didn't give birth until she was 90.

The commentary mentions Rachel who also didn't give birth until later in life. I saw no mention of themRivkah (though it may be there). For some reason, Tana"ch does

I agree that not think itgiving birth is necessary to mention the ages of notable womensevere suffering, andbut there arewere many - allwomen in Tana"ch that had trouble with birth. Chana and the matriarchs, I thinkShunamite woman (mentioned with Elisha) are about equally as notable as Sarah, but nonetwo examples outside of the Torah. None of these women had their ages are mentioned when they died. OnlyAs a matter of fact, their deaths aren't even mentioned!

It seems that it was only because of the men arelength of Sarah's birth suffering that she seems to be the only woman in Tana"ch to have her age mentioned. at death? Why would that factor alone make Sarah noteworthy?

Sarah seems to be the sole exception to this rule as she seems to be the only woman having her age mentioned at death. Why is she the only exception?

It seems throughout Tana"ch that women do not have their age mentioned when they die. Men's names ages are mentioned often - not for everyone, but many of them. For some reason, Tana"ch does not think it is necessary to mention the ages of notable women, and there are many - all the matriarchs, I think are about equally as notable as Sarah, but none of their ages are mentioned. Only the men are mentioned.

Sarah seems to be the sole exception to this rule as she seems to be the only woman having her age mentioned at death. Why is she the only exception?

Breishit 23:1 mentions that Sarah was 127 years old when she died. Ohr Hachaim's commentary seems to glance upon some issues regarding why Sarah's age was mentioned, and he seems to focus on the fact that she suffered the biggest challenge because she didn't give birth until she was 90.

The commentary mentions Rachel who also didn't give birth until later in life. I saw no mention of Rivkah (though it may be there).

I agree that not giving birth is severe suffering, but there were many women in Tana"ch that had trouble with birth. Chana and the Shunamite woman (mentioned with Elisha) are two examples outside of the Torah. None of these women had their ages mentioned when they died. As a matter of fact, their deaths aren't even mentioned!

It seems that it was only because of the length of Sarah's birth suffering that she seems to be the only woman in Tana"ch to have her age mentioned at death? Why would that factor alone make Sarah noteworthy?

Sarah seems to be the sole exception to this rule as she seems to be the only woman having her age mentioned at death. Why is she the only exception?

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Tanac"hIt seems throughout Tana"ch that women do not have their age mentioned when they die. Men's names ages are mentioned often - not for everyone, but many of them. For some reason, Tana"ch does not think it is necessary to mention women's death in a few places. Howeverthe ages of notable women, and there are many - all the matriarchs, I believe thatthink are about equally as notable as Sarah is, but none of their ages are mentioned. Only the men are mentioned.

Sarah seems to be the sole exception to this rule as she seems to be the only woman that hashaving her total years lived (127)age mentioned at death. What made her unique thatWhy is she had this figure mentionedthe only exception?

Tanac"h does mention women's death in a few places. However, I believe that Sarah is the only woman that has her total years lived (127) mentioned. What made her unique that she had this figure mentioned?

It seems throughout Tana"ch that women do not have their age mentioned when they die. Men's names ages are mentioned often - not for everyone, but many of them. For some reason, Tana"ch does not think it is necessary to mention the ages of notable women, and there are many - all the matriarchs, I think are about equally as notable as Sarah, but none of their ages are mentioned. Only the men are mentioned.

Sarah seems to be the sole exception to this rule as she seems to be the only woman having her age mentioned at death. Why is she the only exception?

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