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Weekly Torah Portions: Book of Genesis


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Weekly Torah Portions: Book of Genesis

By: Tetze Torah Ministries

00 Introduction to the Weekly Torah Portions

2 Timothy 2:15

15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

01 Parashat B'resheet "In the beginning"

Genesis 1:1 - 6:8

1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. ...

02 Parashat Noach "Noah"

Genesis 6:9 - 11:32

9 These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God. 10 And Noah had three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. ...

03 Parashat Lekh L'kha "Get yourself out"

Genesis 12:1 - 17:27

1 Now the Lord said to Abram, "Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. 2 And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. ...

04 Parashat Vayera "He appeared"

Genesis 18:1 - 22:24

1 And the Lord appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day. 2 He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. When he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them and bowed himself to the earth ...

05 Parashat Hayyei-Sarah "Sarah's Life"

Genesis 23:1 - 25:18

1 Sarah lived 127 years; these were the years of the life of Sarah. 2 And Sarah died at Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan, and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her. ...

06 Parashat Tol'dot "History"

Genesis 25:19 - 28:9

19 These are the generations of Isaac, Abraham's son: Abraham fathered Isaac, 20 and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife. ...

07 Parashat Vayetze "He went out"

Genesis 28:10 - 32:3

10 Jacob left Beersheba and went toward Haran. 11 And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep. ...

08 Parashat Vayishlach "He sent"

Genesis 32:4 - 36:43

4 instructing them, "Thus you shall say to my lord Esau: Thus says your servant Jacob, 'I have sojourned with Laban and stayed until now. 5 I have oxen, donkeys, flocks, male servants, and female servants. I have sent to tell my lord, in order that I may find favor in your sight.'" ...

09 Parashat Vayeshev "He continued living"

Genesis 37:1 - 40:23

1 Jacob lived in the land of his father's sojournings, in the land of Canaan. 2 These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was pasturing the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. And Joseph brought a bad report of them to their father. ...