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Why did Rivkah change the expression from "Lalin" to "Lalun"?

1.

Rashi: In response to Eliezer's request for one night's lodging ("Lalin"), Rivkah responded with "Lalun" - lodging for many nights. 1

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Rashbam: "Lalin" is a noun, "Lalun", a verb. 2

3.

Hadar Zekenim: Eliezer requested lodging for many nights. Rivkah responded "Lalun" - for one night, for her father's house was full of idolatry (one should not delay there).


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In keeping with the Midas ha'Chesed of Avraham, who always did more than was expected. Refer to 24:14:1:1. (Even though her father decides who may stay, she was sure that he would agree for money. If needed, she herself could pay with a gift that she just received!

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