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The Kad Ha'Kemach by Rabeinu Bachyei ben Asher, seems to imply that Avraham saw Noach (see footnote ג). It is very possible he met him later on on life since they were from different locations. As was mentioned already in the comments Noach died when Avraham was 58 (siman נ"ח). The Ramban 10:5 also explains that Avraham and his sons knew Noach and the ...


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Yes they Avraham stayed together with Noach for 39 years Midrash Sefer Hayashar parshas Noach states explicitely: ויהי בצאת אברם מן המערה וילך לו אל נח ושם בנו וישב בביתם ללמוד את מוסר ה ואת דרכיו... ויהי אברם את נח שלשים ותשע שנים When Avraham went out of hiding from the cave He went to Noah's house where Noach and Shem were, and he learrnt the ...


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Their lives did overlap. Abraham was born in 1948 (by the way, I love that fact given the events that happened in the secular 1948). Noah died in 2006. So Abraham was 58 years old on Noah’s death. An easy theory could be simply that most of us do not have a tradition knowing who our 9x great-grandfather is in eras where history was so much more easily ...


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Noah and Shem were alive during the lifetime of Abraham If we read the Bible literally, Genesis 9:28 says that Noah was alive for about 350 years. At some point in time, the flood occurs. This takes place in the year 1656. After the flood, Noah lives an additional amount of years before his death in 2006. Abraham was born in 1948 and was 58 years old when ...


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The Midrash Shochar Tov (Tehillim #37) relates a fascinating dialogue between Avraham and Shem (Noach's son): Avraham asked Malki-Zedek (=Shem): How did you [merit to] leave the ark? Shem said to him: Through the [merit of] tzedaka that we did. Avraham asked him: What tzedaka was there for you to do? Were there then poor people there? Only Noach and his ...


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Although the vast majority of commentators take the view that Adam didn't have physical relations with the animals, there is a minority view that he did. R. Ovadia MiBartenura - http://hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=40021&st=&pgnum=4 - assumes the animals must have been pregnant beforehand, as Adam's actions would have disabled them from ...


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