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Why does Sarah refers to Avraham as אדני Adoni (Genesis 18:12)? Why not say Ishi אישי or Ba'ali בעלי if she is refering to him as her husband? Why would she call him her master/lord?

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    Are אישי or בעלי used ever in Tanakh? If not then this is likely just the accepted word for husband at the time. – Double AA Sep 15 '17 at 16:23
  • @DoubleAA Devarim 22:22? Bereshit 29:32, 34? Found some more verses which are clearly about a husband sending his wife away. So I do believe these terms are used at the time – Levi Sep 16 '17 at 5:01

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