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Rivka age 3 on marriage


Rabbi Ari Shvat

Kislev 1, 5777
1. Please can you tell me where it says in Rashi that Rivka was 3 years old when she married Yitzchak. What pasuk and chapter? 2. This Rashi does not sit very well with me. How can a girl of 3 years old have poured out all those heavy jugs of water for those camels and Eliezer? A reply is requested ASAP today, by 4pm London time if possible, 30th November 2016.
1. The Rashi is in Breishit 25, 20. 2. In fact, bc of your question Tosfot, the Ibn Ezra and Abravanel all disagree and say that Rashi's quoting a midrash which isn't meant to be taken literally. Tosfot says that she was about 13.
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