Why does it say that he put his hand under Avraham's thigh, but does not mention that he swore with Hashem's name?


Ha'Emek Davar: Presumably, he swore with Hashem's name, like Avraham requested. The Torah mentions that he put his hand under his thigh to teach that this is essential for a [Torah] Shevu'ah, like the Rif learns from here (Shevu'os 38b). If not for the repetition, it would seem that it was making a Bris with him (refer to 24:2:1:3).

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