2nd Book: Shemoth (Exodus Book)
Journey through the book of Shemoth (Exodus) and read about the miraculous expeditions of Moshe. Read as the baby in the basket travels down the Nile River, and becomes the famous man that leads the children of Yashra’el into the Wilderness and knows YHWH face to face. This book is an exciting read full of history and miracles.
Previous Readings from Shemoth (Exodus):
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Torah Portions 2.1: Shemoth (Exodus) Chapters 1:1-6:1
This Torah Portion is called Shemoth (שמות), meaning, “Names”. A baby is born during a time that it’s dangerous to be a Hebrew baby boy, and the time comes that YHWH remembers his covenant and is preparing the way.
Torah Portions 2.2: Shemoth (Exodus) Chapters 6:2-9:35
This Torah Portion is called Va’era (וארא), meaning, “And I Appeared”. As YHWH appeared to Abraham, Yitshaq and Ya’acob, he is establishing his covenant and plaguing Mitsrayim until Pharaoh will let his people go!
Torah Portions 2.3: Shemoth (Exodus) Chapters 10:1-13:16
This Torah Portion is called Bo (בוא), meaning, “Come”. The first verse of the torah portion reads, ‘Come to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart”. This portion tells us about the remaining plagues from last time and how YHWH saves his people from slavery.
Torah Portions 2.4: Shemoth (Exodus) Exodus 13:17-17:16
This Torah Portion is called Beshalach (בשלח), which means “When he sent.“ This is because Pharaoh sent the people out. This Torah Portion has spectacular events that show the might of YHWH.
Torah Portions 2.5: Shemoth (Exodus) Chapters 18:1-20:23
This Torah Portion is called Yitro (יתרו), which means ‘His excellence’- a title used here for Re’u’el, Moshe’s father-in-law. In this portion, we read about YHWH descending on Mount Sinai and giving the 10 commandments.
Torah Portions 2.6: Shemoth (Exodus) Chapters 21:1-24:18
This Torah Portion is called Mishpatim (משפטים), meaning “judgments.” YHWH tells the people what they should do when specific situations arise, and Moshe stays on the mountain for 40 days and 40 nights.
Torah Portions 2.7: Shemoth (Exodus) Chapters 25:1-27:19
This Torah Portion is called Terumah (תרומה), because of the contribution that YHWH says they should take up for him. In this Torah Portion, YHWH reveals instructions for his Tabernacle, the ark, his menorah and more.
Torah Portions 2.8: Shemoth (Exodus) Chapters 27:20-30:10
This Torah Portion is called Tetzaveh (תצוה), meaning, ‘You shall command’. YHWH gives the commands of lighting the menorah, what the Kohanim (Priests) are to wear, how to set them apart and how to build the incense table.