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In this medrash Talpiot written by Hamekubal Rav Eliyahu Hacohen of Izmir about 300 years ago he writes in entry "Eliezer" (the entries are written in alphabetical order) Eliezer did a kabalistic concept called "Pirud" which basically means separating the bad side of ones neshama into another body. The bad side became Og Melech Haboshon and the good side ...


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Rabbi Yechezkel Moskowitz answers that one may make a full "Siyum" on all "Masechtos Ketanos", except for Maseches Derech Eretz (he quotes the Sefer Yoma Tava, Sha'ar 1, Page 23). For the exception of Maseches Derech Eretz, he notes the Maharsham to OC 551:10 (image below), which states clearly in the name of the Peri Megadim (Mishbetzos Zahav) and Bach ...


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There were two Og's, kings of Bashan. One was Eliezer, the other was the famous rasha Og. Source: Daas Zekeinim to Genesis 24:39


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I don't know the rabbinic "consensus", but I can add a useful source to the discussion. Chida in Shem Hagedolim (Maareches Hagedolim, Mar Rav Avraham Gaon) notes that Mabit (1:276) states that people who name after Eliezer must be naming after Eliezer the son of Moshe Rabbeinu, because Eliezer was cursed (with the assumption by Chida based on this being ...


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Easily copiable text versions are available on Sefaria: Derekh Eretz Rabbah Derekh Eretz Zuta


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It is printed in the end of hoirios near the rest of the small mesehtois (h/t DoubleAA) מסכת דרך ארץ רבה . Raba. . On Hebrewbooks (clear) text not easily copiable מסכת דרך ארץ זוטא. Zuta. . On Hebrewbooks (clear) text not easily copiable . text


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My edition of Pirkei d’Rebbi Eliezer contains a commentary called “Tov Ayin” (not sure who authored it) who asks a similar question: רבים ראו כן תמהו על הפליאה הנשגבה הזאת שקורא לאליעזר רשע ואומר כי הוא עוג מלך הבשן. ובגמרא הלא אמרו שאליעזר עומד ומשמש אצל האבות הקדושים (ב״ב נח.), ואיך יתקיימו שני המאמרים האלה.‏ Many saw and were confounded by ...


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The book appears to be on Hebrew Books מסכת דרך ארץ רבא וזוטא and is downloadable from there.


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