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Exceptions to pausal form

The pasuq reads, (Vayiqra 3:14) ג,יד וְהִקְרִ֤יב מִמֶּ֨נּוּ֙ קָרְבָּנ֔וֹ אִשֶּׁ֖ה לַֽיהוָ֑ה אֶת־הַחֵ֨לֶב֙ הַֽמְכַסֶּ֣ה אֶת־הַקֶּ֔רֶב וְאֵת֙ כָּל־הַחֵ֔לֶב אֲשֶׁ֖ר עַל־הַקֶּֽרֶב׃ Why does the segol of ...
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What is the first pasuk in the Torah that begins within the letter tes? [closed]

I am wondering if someone knows the first pasuk in the Torah that begins within the letter Tes? Thank you.
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Why does Rashi (most of the time) not quote sources for his commentary?

The Gemera in Meggilah 15a and Pirkei Avot 6:6 says, כל האומר דבר בשם אומרו מביא גאולה לעולם שנאמר ותאמר אסתר למלך בשם מרדכי. My question is, if quoting teachings of other people is very important (...
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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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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 ...