The King of Sedom came to greet Avraham in a location which the Pasuk describes as "Emek Shaveh" and "Emek ha'Melech". What is the significance of these two descriptions?


Rashi #1: "Emek Shaveh" means a valley devoid of trees and of obstacles and "Emek ha'Melech" that it served as the playing-ground of the king, which measured thirty canes (of six Amos). 1


Rashi #2: "Emek ha'Melech" was the valley where all the nations in the world met and crowned Avraham king and leader over them.


Targum Onkelus and Targum Yonasan.

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