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Is reading commentary always not necessary?

I’ve started reading the Tanakh with Sefaria, and I really enjoy it, but I’ve felt a bit overwhelmed, where every pasuk has multiple commentaries. I know from school experience that commentaries can give very interesting insights on things, but it may be exhausting to read commentaries for each and every verse. Does anyone have recommendations for how to know if I must read a commentary or two or not? If there are some main, most important commentaries that are must read? And the rest are minor and unimportant?

Any insight appreciated.

Edit: the title is bad. I wanted to ask: When is it necessary to read the commentaries?

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