hebrew
1)

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

1.

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

2.

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


1

Targum Onkelus and Targum Yonasan.

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