Hukkat

Hukkat

Jan 1, 1980

1 Jephthah the Gileadite was an able warrior, who was the son of a prostitute. Jephthah’s father was Gilead; 2 but Gilead also had sons by his wife, and when the wife’s sons grew up, they drove Jephthah out.

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Masei

Masei

Jan 1, 1980

4 Hear the word of the Lord, O House of Jacob,
Every clan of the House of Israel!

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Vezot Haberakhah

Vezot Haberakhah

Jan 1, 1980

1 This is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, bade the Israelites farewell before he died.

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Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot

Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot

Jan 1, 1980

12 Moses said to the Lord, “See, You say to me, ‘Lead this people forward,’ but You have not made known to me whom You will send with me. Further, You have said, ‘I have singled you out by name, and you have, indeed, gained My favor.’

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Pesah Day 1

Pesah Day 1

Jan 1, 1980

21 Moses then summoned all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go, pick out lambs for your families, and slaughter the passover offering. 

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Bo

Bo

Jan 1, 1980

13 The word which the Lord spoke to the prophet Jeremiah about the coming of King Nebuchadrezzar of Babylon to attack the land of Egypt:

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Tzav

Tzav

Jan 1, 1980

21 Thus said the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt offerings to your other sacrifices and eat the meat!

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Va’et-hannan

Va’et-hannan

Jan 1, 1980

23 I pleaded with the Lord at that time, saying, 24 “O Lord God, You who let Your servant see the first works of Your greatness and Your mighty hand, You whose powerful deeds no god in heaven or on earth can equal!

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Ki Tissa

Ki Tissa

Jan 1, 1980

11 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 12 When you take a census of the Israelite people according to their enrollment, each shall pay the Lord a ransom for himself on being enrolled, that no plague may come upon them through their being enrolled.

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Shabbat Shekalim

Shabbat Shekalim

Jan 1, 1980

11 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 12 When you take a census of the Israelite people according to their enrollment, each shall pay the Lord a ransom for himself on being enrolled, that no plague may come upon them through their being enrolled.

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Shabbat Shuvah

Shabbat Shuvah

Jan 1, 1980

2 Return, O Israel, to the Lord your God,
For you have fallen because of your sin.

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Pinehas

Pinehas

Jan 1, 1980

46 The hand of the Lord had come upon Elijah. He tied up his skirts and ran in front of Ahab all the way to Jezreel.

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Tazria-Metzora

Tazria-Metzora

Jan 1, 1980

1 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 Speak to the Israelite people thus: When a woman at childbirth bears a male, she shall be unclean seven days; she shall be unclean as at the time of her menstrual infirmity.

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Commentary PDF

Commentary PDF

Jan 1, 1980

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Vayetzei

Vayetzei

Jan 1, 1980

13 Then Jacob had to flee to the land of Aram;

There Israel served for a wife,
For a wife he had to guard [sheep].

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Beha’alotekha

Beha’alotekha

Jan 1, 1980

1 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 Speak to Aaron and say to him, “When you mount the lamps, let the seven lamps give light at the front of the lampstand.”

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Korah

Korah

Jan 1, 1980

1 Now Korah, son of Izhar son of Kohath son of Levi, betook himself, along with Dathan and Abiram sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth — descendants of Reuben — 2 to rise up against Moses, together with two hundred and fifty Israelites, chieftains of the community, chosen in the assembly, men of repute.

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Mattot

Mattot

Jan 1, 1980

1 The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin.

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Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot

Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot

Jan 1, 1980

37 Thus said the Lord God: Moreover, in this I will respond to the House of Israel and act for their sake: I will multiply their people like sheep.

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Pesah Day 1

Pesah Day 1

Jan 1, 1980

2 At that time the Lord said to Joshua, “Make flint knives and proceed with a second circumcision of the Israelites.”

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