TORAH STUDY NOTES

KI TISSA STUDY NOTES – Week 21

PARASHAH KI TISSA (Exodus 30:11-34:35) Week 21 KI TISSA:  When you take the census or the count. HA’OVER:  Subject To…literally one who was not counted then CROSSES OVER AND IS COUNTED! COUNT: To Lift a Head, To Anoint, To Muster which is a military term (each individual is important) It is not the big number Adonai …

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TETZAVEH STUDY NOTES – Week 20

PARASHAH TETZAVEH (Exodus 27:20-30:10) Week 20  TETZAVEH: “You shall order” KOHEN, KOHENIM:  Priest, Priesthood The main function of the Priesthood was to serve the Lord, according to His instructions. KOHEN GADOL:  The High Priest The High Priestly Line was from the Tribe of LEVI.  The Levitical Priests made the Korban Chata’at: The sin offerings for the …

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T’RUMAH STUDY NOTES – Week 19

PARASHAH T’RUMAH (Exodus 25:1-27:19) Week 19  The Study of the Tabernacle is a perfect picture of God’s plan of redemption. The Study of the Tabernacle is a personal journey into the Holy of Holies. The Study of the Tabernacle is a SHADOW of the Throne of Adonai.   The Three Chambers of the Tabernacle represent: …

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MISHPATIM STUDY NOTES – Week 18

PARASHAH MISHPATIM (Exodus 21:1-24:18) Week 18  MISHPATIM: Rules or Ordinances (MISHPATIM Lists 53 of the 613 Torah rulings) Civil law, criminal law, ritual law, financial law, family law! BEIN ADAM L’CHAVERO:  Laws between man and his fellow man SHAPHAT:  To Judge EVED:  Slave, referring to an indentured Servanthood NEFESH TAHAT NEFESH: ‘Life for a Life’ …

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YITRO STUDY NOTES – Week 17

PARASHAH YITRO (Exodus 18:1-20:23) Week 17 YITRO: Abundance  (Jethro: Priest of Midian, the Father-in-law of Moses) JETHRO:   Believed in the power of Adonai because of the GREAT DELIVERANCE of the Hebrew nation out of slavery; out of Egypt .  He sacrificed animals to Adonai, and they were eaten by Moses, Aaron, Jethro and the elders …

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B’SHALACH STUDY NOTES – Week 16

PARASHAH B’SHALACH (Exodus 13:17-17:16) Week 16 B’SHALACH:  After he had let go.  “After Pharaoh had let the people go…” YAD RAMAH: Hebrew meaning “with high arms”.  “They led out with arms high in strength!” HITYATSEV: Hebrew military command meaning: “Report for duty!” NACHALA: Hebrew meaning ‘heritage’ as it describes inheritance of the land. TESTIMONY: Referring …

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BO STUDY NOTES – Week 15

PARASHAH BO (EXODUS 10:1-13:16) Week 15            BO: GO   The Lord said to Moses, “Go in to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his servants, that I may show these signs of mine among them.” QASHAH:  HARDENED – CRUEL – STUBBORN  Describing the deep heart-throb of …

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VA’ERA STUDY NOTES – Week 14

PARASHAH VA’ERA STUDY NOTES (Exodus 6:2-9:35) Week 14 VA’ERA: “I appeared” (I am Adonai…I appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, as El Shaddai) EL:  The Almighty…God of overpowering strength! EL SHADDAI:  From the Hebrew word “shad” meaning “breast”; El Shaddai, our caring nourisher, and also from the Hebrew word “Shadad” meaning to overpower, alluding to …

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Week 13: SH’MOT STUDY NOTES

PARASHAH SH’MOT STUDY NOTES (Exodus 1:1-6:1) Week 13 SH’MOT: “Names”  The first verse includes the names of the 12 Tribes of Isra’el (the sons of Jacob) YHVH:  The tetragrammaton is the distinctive, personal name of the God of Israel.  This Parashah is called SH’MOT or NAMES.  The irony of this Parashah, called NAMES in the Book …

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VAYECHI STUDY NOTES – Week 12

PARASHAH VAYECHI STUDY NOTES (Genesis 47:28-50:26) VAYECHI: Week 12 “He lived…”  VAYECHI:  He lived (And Jacob lived, in the land of Egypt for 17 years) CAVE OF MACHPELA: The burial cave, with field that Abraham purchased from Efron the Hittite,  thought by rabbinical sages to be the burial site of Adam and Eve. JACOB LIVED …

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