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What is the meaning of "Avudah" as opposed to 'Avodah'?

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Rashi: 'Avodah' means work (one job); "Avudah Rabah" is many enterprises.

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Seforno: "Avudah" means land that is ready to cultivate.

2)

Why does the Torah not mention silver and gold, as it does by Avraham (See Bereishis 13:2)?

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Ramban: Because it was regarding sheep and cattle and thriving enterprises that Yitzchak outshone Avimelech and that is what they were jealous of, not his money

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