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Do we see anywhere that Og actually was a slave to Noach?

It says in Pirkei DeRabbi Eliezer 23 that Og swore to be Noach and his descendant's slave forever. וימח את כל היקום אשר על פני האדמה חוץ מנח וכל אשר אתו בתבה שנאמר וישאר אך נח ואשר אתו בתבה וחוץ מעוג ...
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Is there a way to figure out which mefarshim to look at for parsha?

A mikro'os gedolos chumash has several different mefarshim's explanations on each passuk of each parsha. Obviously every single word of these commentaries are unfathomably valuable to our ...
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Touching A Tanach Before Netilat Yadayim

Can one touch a Tanach, not Torah scroll, before doing netilat yadayim?
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what rabbi is this?

I remember hearing about a commentary of a rabbi that sometimes brought Christians answers if he found it was better than the Jewish one. does anyone have the name of the rabbi?
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How did the Avos know the Torah, who taught them?

Is there any source to what my Rabeiim taught me in yeshiva that the Avos knew the Torah by "reverse Engineering the Briyah" because Hashem looked into the Torah to create the world so the ...
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Who did the Pruzim (from the 7 nations of Ka'naan) decend from? הכנעני והפריזי אז בארץ [duplicate]

I searched the end of Parshas Noach but they are not on the list of lineage. Also, its interesting that in Beraishis 12:6 the passuk says "the Kanaanim were already in the land (Hakinaanim az b'...
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English Tanakh with as much commentary as possible

I am looking for a Tanakh Sefer (or set) which has as much commentary as possible. I’m basically looking for one place where I can study without opening a thousand other seforim.
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In Parshas Barashis (4:21) Noah's wife Namah was born before 130 AM. How could she have children at 1,160 yrs? How can she live longer than 1,000 yrs?

We find from The Simple reading of Chumash/Rashi Parshas Barashis: Perek 4 Pusuk 21 "..Tubal-cain's sister was Naamah" Rashi "Naamah: She was Noah's wife" On Pasuk 25 "And ...
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