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What does the Torah mean when it describes the seven years as "Yamim Achadim" (which seemingly clashes with human nature)?

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Rashi: Refer to 29:18:1:1.

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Hadar Zekenim, Moshav Zekenim, Riva #1, Bechor Shor, Seforno: It seemed to Ya'akov like a few days, because he thought that Rachel was worth a lot more 1 than seven years work. 2

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Riva #2: After he finished working, it felt that it was a small toil, for he loved her so much. 3


1

Bechor Shor: This explains why Yakov did not suggest a shorter time. He thought that he was underpaying!

2

Which is why the Torah adds "in his love for her" - because love causes a person to act and to think irrationally (Seforno).

3

Pane'ach Raza: However, while working, surely it felt like a long time.

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