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Is a court of 3 that has complete authority to judge damages called by the name a "Sanhedrin"?

A court of three judges is not called a Sanhedrin. The term Sanhedrin is applied to courts of 71 judges and 23 judges, never to a court of 3 judges. See, for example, chapter 1 of Mishneh Torah, ...
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What tribe is Avner from?

Samuel 1:14:51-52 indicates Avner's father Ner was the brother of King Saul's father Kish, both sons of Aviel. Chronicles 1:8:33 indicates Ner was Kish's father. Either way he was presumably a ...
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