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–  YHWH tells Moshe to tell Aharon not to come into the holy place at any time
–  Aharon shall bathe himself and put on the holy garments
–  Aharon shall take a bullock for himself and a ram for a burnt offering and bring 2 goats to the door of the tabernacle
–  Aharon shall cast lots upon the two goats
–  Aharon shall bring the goat that YHWH’s lot fell on for a sin offering
–  The other goat shall be the scapegoat
–  Aharon shall bring the bullock for himself and kill it for a sin offering
–  Aharon shall burn incense upon the altar of incense to cover the mercy seat
–  Aharon shall sprinkle the blood of the sin offering for himself and the people before the mercy seat seven times
–  Aharon shall put the blood of the sin offering upon the horns of the altar and sprinkle it seven times
–  Aharon shall put his hands upon the scapegoat and confess the sins of Yisra’el and send him into the wilderness
–  Aharon shall put off the holy garments and put on his garments and offer the burnt offering
–  The fat of the sin offering shall be burnt upon the altar
–  The person who let the scapegoat go shall wash his clothes, bathe himself, and come inside the camp
–  On the 10th day of the seventh month shall be the day of attonement, you shall do no work
–  If Yisra’el offers sacrifices to devils they shall be cut off from their people
–  Yisra’el shall not eat blood because the blood belongs to YHWH and it atones for our souls
–  Anybody who eats something that died of itself or was torn by beasts shall wash his clothes bathe himself and be unclean until even
–  You shall not do the ways of the Kena’anim that possesed the land before you
–  You shall not uncover the nakedness of your near kin
–  You shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness during her time of separation
–  You shall not lie with your neighbor’s wife
–  You shall not let your seed pass through the fire to Molech
–  You shall not lie with mankind as womankind
–  You shall not lie with any beast
–  You shall not do the wicked things that the nations do
–  You shall be holy because YHWH is holy
–  Honor your father and mother
–  You shall have no idols
–  Laws of the peace offering
–  Laws of gleaning
–  You shall not steal or lie
–  Laws of a hired servant
–  Laws of the deaf and Blind
–  Laws judgement
–  You shall not be a talebearer
–  You shall not hate your neighbor but love him as yourself
–  Laws of mixing
–  Laws of the betrothed bondmaid
–  Laws of the fruit trees
–  You shall not eat blood or observe times
–  Laws of the beard
–  Laws of the flesh
–  Laws of prostitution
–  You shall keep His sabbaths and reverance His sanctuary
–  Laws of wizards
–  Laws of the hoary head
–  Laws of the stranger
–  You shall have just weights and measures
–  Punishments for worshipping Molech
–  Punishments for going after familiar spirits and wizards
–  Sanctify yourself and keep His commandments
–  Death penalty sins
–  Sins that get you cut off from your people
–  Sins that will leave you childless
–  You shall not do any of the things that nations before you did that were cast out
–  You shall eat kosher
–  The man or woman that familiar spirits or wizards shall be put to death
–  Haftarah – YHWH preserves a remnant of Yisra’el that would obey him and put away idols

Parashot Text with Readers and Daily Portions (Reader 1 Starts on Saturday Evening)

Acharei “After the Death” , Kedoshim “Holy Ones”
Lev 16:1 – 20:27 , Ezekiel 20:2 – 20

Reader 1 (Saturday Evening Portion)

–  YHWH tells Moshe to tell Aharon not to come into the holy place at any time

Lev 16:1 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe after the death of the two sons of Aharon, when they
offered before YHWH, and died;
Lev 16:2 And YHWH said unto Moshe, Speak unto Aharon your brother, that he come not at all
times into the holy place within the vail before the mercy seat, which is upon the ark; that he
die not: for I will appear in the cloud upon the mercy seat.

–  Aharon shall bathe himself and put on the holy garments

Lev 16:3 Thus shall Aharon come into the holy place: with a young bullock for a sin offering,
and a ram for a burnt offering.

–  Aharon shall take a bullock for himself and a ram for a burnt offering and bring 2 goats to the door of the tabernacle

Lev 16:4 He shall put on the holy linen coat, and he shall have the linen breeches upon his flesh,
and shall be girded with a linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall he be attired: these are
holy garments; therefore shall he wash his flesh in water, and so put them on.
Lev 16:5 And he shall take of the congregation of the children of Yisra’el two kids of the goats
for a sin offering, and one ram for a burnt offering.
Lev 16:6 And Aharon shall offer his bullock of the sin offering, which is for himself, and make
an atonement for himself, and for his house.

–  Aharon shall cast lots upon the two goats

Lev 16:7 And he shall take the two goats, and present them before YHWH at the door of the
tabernacle of the congregation.
Lev 16:8 And Aharon shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for YHWH, and the other lot for
the scapegoat.
Lev 16:9 And Aharon shall bring the goat upon which YHWH’S lot fell, and offer him for a sin
offering.
Lev 16:10 But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before
YHWH, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat into the
wilderness.
Lev 16:11 And Aharon shall bring the bullock of the sin offering, which is for himself, and shall
make an atonement for himself, and for his house, and shall kill the bullock of the sin
offering which is for himself:
Lev 16:12 And he shall take a censer full of burning coals of fire from off the altar before
YHWH, and his hands full of sweet incense beaten small, and bring it within the vail:
Lev 16:13 And he shall put the incense upon the fire before YHWH, that the cloud of the
incense may cover the mercy seat that is upon the testimony, that he die not:
(Sunday Morning Portion)
Lev 16:14 And he shall take of the blood of the bullock, and sprinkle it with his finger upon the
mercy seat eastward; and before the mercy seat shall he sprinkle of the blood with his finger
seven times.
Lev 16:15 Then shall he kill the goat of the sin offering, that is for the people, and bring his
blood within the vail, and do with that blood as he did with the blood of the bullock, and
sprinkle it upon the mercy seat, and before the mercy seat:
Lev 16:16 And he shall make an atonement for the holy place, because of the uncleanness of the
children of Yisra’el, and because of their transgressions in all their sins: and so shall he do
for the tabernacle of the congregation, that remains among them in the midst of their
uncleanness.
Lev 16:17 And there shall be no man in the tabernacle of the congregation when he goes in to
make an atonement in the holy place, until he come out, and have made an atonement for
himself, and for his household, and for all the congregation of Yisra’el.
Lev 16:18 And he shall go out unto the altar that is before YHWH, and make an atonement for
it; and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and of the blood of the goat, and put it upon the
horns of the altar round about.
Lev 16:19 And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it,
and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Yisra’el.
Lev 16:20 And when he has made an end of reconciling the holy place, and the tabernacle of the
congregation, and the altar, he shall bring the live goat:
Lev 16:21 And Aharon shall lay both his hands upon the head of the live goat, and confess over
him all the lawlessness of the children of Yisra’el, and all their transgressions in all their
sins, putting them upon the head of the goat, and shall send him away by the hand of a fit
man into the wilderness:
Lev 16:22 And the goat shall bear upon him all their lawlessness unto a land not inhabited: and
he shall let go the goat in the wilderness.
Lev 16:23 And Aharon shall come into the tabernacle of the congregation, and shall put off the
linen garments, which he put on when he went into the holy place, and shall leave them
there:
Lev 16:24 And he shall wash his flesh with water in the holy place, and put on his garments, and
come forth, and offer his burnt offering, and the burnt offering of the people, and make an
atonement for himself, and for the people.
Reader 2 (Sunday Evening Portion)
Lev 16:25 And the fat of the sin offering shall he burn upon the altar.
Lev 16:26 And he that let go the goat for the scapegoat shall wash his clothes, and bathe his
flesh in water, and afterward come into the camp.
Lev 16:27 And the bullock for the sin offering, and the goat for the sin offering, whose blood
was brought in to make atonement in the holy place, shall one carry forth outside the camp;
and they shall burn in the fire their skins, and their flesh, and their dung.
Lev 16:28 And he that burns them shall wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in water, and
afterward he shall come into the camp.
Lev 16:29 And this shall be a statute for ever unto you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth
day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether it be one of
your own country, or a stranger that sojourns among you:
Lev 16:30 For on that day shall the priest make an atonement for you, to cleanse you, that you
may be clean from all your sins before YHWH.
Lev 16:31 It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and you shall afflict your souls, by a statute for
ever.
Lev 16:32 And the priest, whom he shall anoint, and whom he shall consecrate to minister in
the priest’s office in his father’s stead, shall make the atonement, and shall put on the linen
clothes, the holy garments:
Lev 16:33 And he shall make an atonement for the holy sanctuary, and he shall make an
atonement for the tabernacle of the congregation, and for the altar, and he shall make an
atonement for the priests, and for all the people of the congregation.
Lev 16:34 And this shall be an everlasting statute unto you, to make an atonement for the
children of Yisra’el for all their sins once a year. And he did as YHWH commanded Moshe.
(Monday Morning Portion)
Lev 17:1 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Lev 17:2 Speak unto Aharon, and unto his sons, and unto all the children of Yisra’el, and say
unto them; This is the thing which YHWH has commanded, saying,
Lev 17:3 What man soever there be of the house of Yisra’el, that kills an ox, or lamb, or goat, in
the camp, or that kills it outside of the camp,
Lev 17:4 And brings it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer an
offering unto YHWH before the tabernacle of YHWH; blood shall be imputed unto that
man; he has shed blood; and that man shall be cut off from among his people:
Lev 17:5 To the end that the children of Yisra’el may bring their sacrifices, which they offer in
the open field, even that they may bring them unto YHWH, unto the door of the tabernacle
of the congregation, unto the priest, and offer them for peace offerings unto YHWH.
Lev 17:6 And the priest shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar of YHWH at the door of the
tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a sweet savour unto YHWH.
Lev 17:7 And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a
whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their generations.
Reader 3 (Monday Evening Portion)
Lev 17:8 And you shall say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Yisra’el, or of
the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering or sacrifice,
Lev 17:9 And brings it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it unto
YHWH; even that man shall be cut off from among his people.
Lev 17:10 And whatsoever man there be of the house of Yisra’el, or of the strangers that sojourn
among you, that eats any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eats
blood, and will cut him off from among his people.
Lev 17:11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to
make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that makes an atonement for the soul.
Lev 17:12 Therefore I said unto the children of Yisra’el, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither
shall any stranger that sojourns among you eat blood.
Lev 17:13 And whatsoever man there be of the children of Yisra’el, or of the strangers that
sojourn among you, which hunts and catches any beast or fowl that may be eaten; he shall
even pour out the blood thereof, and cover it with dust.
Lev 17:14 For it is the life of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life thereof: therefore I said unto
the children of Yisra’el, You shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life of all flesh
is the blood thereof: whosoever eats it shall be cut off.
Lev 17:15 And every soul that eats that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts,
whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and
bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be clean.
Lev 17:16 But if he wash them not, nor bathe his flesh; then he shall bear his lawlessness.
(Tuesday Morning Portion)
Lev 18:1 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Lev 18:2 Speak unto the children of Yisra’el, and say unto them, I am YHWH your Elohim.
Lev 18:3 After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein you dwelt, shall you not do: and after
the doings of the land of Kena’an, where I bring you, shall you not do: neither shall you walk
in their ordinances.
Lev 18:4 You shall do my judgments, and keep my ordinances, to walk therein: I am YHWH
your Elohim.
Lev 18:5 You shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall
live in them: I am YHWH.
Lev 18:6 None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their
nakedness: I am YHWH.
Lev 18:7 The nakedness of your father, or the nakedness of your mother, shall you not uncover:
she is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.
Lev 18:8 The nakedness of your father’s wife shall you not uncover: it is your father’s
nakedness.
Lev 18:9 The nakedness of your sister, the daughter of your father, or daughter of your mother,
whether she be born at home, or born abroad, their nakedness you shall not uncover.
Lev 18:10 The nakedness of your son’s daughter, or of your daughter’s daughter, their
nakedness you shall not uncover: for theirs is your own nakedness.
Lev 18:11 The nakedness of your father’s wife’s daughter, begotten of your father, she is your
sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.
Lev 18:12 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister: she is your father’s near
kinswoman.
Lev 18:13 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister: for she is your mother’s
near kinswoman.
Lev 18:14 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s brother, you shall not approach
to his wife: she is your aunt.
Lev 18:15 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter in law: she is your son’s wife;
you shall not uncover her nakedness.
Lev 18:16 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother’s wife: it is your brother’s
nakedness.
Lev 18:17 You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shall you
take her son’s daughter, or her daughter’s daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are
her near kinswomen: it is wickedness.
Lev 18:18 Neither shall you take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness,
beside the other in her life.
Lev 18:19 Also you shall not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is
put apart for her uncleanness.
Lev 18:20 Moreover you shall not lie carnally with your neighbor’s wife, to defile yourself with
her.
Lev 18:21 And you shall not let any of your seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shall
you profane the name of your Elohim: I am YHWH.
Reader 4 (Tuesday Evening Portion)
Lev 18:22 You shall not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.
Lev 18:23 Neither shall you lie with any beast to defile yourself therewith: neither shall any
woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.
Lev 18:24 Defile not you yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled
which I cast out before you:
Lev 18:25 And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the lawlessness thereof upon it, and the
land itself vomits out her inhabitants.
Lev 18:26 You shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of
these abominations; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourns among
you:
Lev 18:27 (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you,
and the land is defiled;)
Lev 18:28 That the land spue not you out also, when you defile it, as it spued out the nations
that were before you.
Lev 18:29 For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit
them shall be cut off from among their people.
Lev 18:30 Therefore shall you keep my ordinance, that you commit not any one of these
abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that you defile not yourselves
therein: I am YHWH your Elohim.
(Wednesday Morning Portion)
Lev 19:1 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Lev 19:2 Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Yisra’el, and say unto them, You
shall be holy: for I YHWH your Elohim am holy.
Lev 19:3 You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am
YHWH your Elohim.
Lev 19:4 Turn you not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten elohim: I am YHWH your
Elohim.
Lev 19:5 And if you offer a sacrifice of peace offerings unto YHWH, you shall offer it at your
own will.
Lev 19:6 It shall be eaten the same day you offer it, and on the morrow: and if anything remains
until the third day, it shall be burnt in the fire.
Lev 19:7 And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be accepted.
Lev 19:8 Therefore every one that eats it shall bear his lawlessness, because he has profaned the
hallowed thing of YHWH: and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.
Lev 19:9 And when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of
your field, neither shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest.
Lev 19:10 And you shall not glean your vineyard, neither shall you gather every grape of your
vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and stranger: I am YHWH your Elohim.
Lev 19:11 You shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
Lev 19:12 And you shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shall you profane the name of
your Elohim: I am YHWH.
Lev 19:13 You shall not defraud your neighbor, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired
shall not abide with you all night until the morning.
Lev 19:14 You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shall fear
your Elohim: I am YHWH.
Reader 5 (Wednesday Evening Portion)
Lev 19:15 You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not respect the person of the
poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.
Lev 19:16 You shall not go up and down as a talebearer among your people: neither shall you
stand against the blood of your neighbor: I am YHWH.
Lev 19:17 You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall in any wise rebuke your
neighbor, and not suffer sin upon him.
Lev 19:18 You shall not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of your people, but
you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am YHWH.
Lev 19:19 You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your animals gender with a diverse kind:
you shall not sow your field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and
woollen come upon you.
Lev 19:20 And whosoever lies carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an
husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall
not be put to death, because she was not free.
Lev 19:21 And he shall bring his trespass offering unto YHWH, unto the door of the tabernacle
of the congregation, a ram for a trespass offering.
Lev 19:22 And the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the trespass offering
before YHWH for his sin which he has done: and the sin which he has done shall be forgiven
him.
Lev 19:23 And when you shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for
food, then you shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as
uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.
Lev 19:24 But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise YHWH .
Lev 19:25 And in the fifth year shall you eat of the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto you the
increase thereof: I am YHWH your Elohim.
(Thursday Morning Portion)
Lev 19:26 You shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall you use enchantment, nor
observe times.
Lev 19:27 You shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shall you mar the corners of
your beard.
Lev 19:28 You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon
you: I am YHWH.
Lev 19:29 Do not prostitute your daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to
whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.
Lev 19:30 You shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am YHWH.
Lev 19:31 Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by
them: I am YHWH your Elohim.
Lev 19:32 You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear
your Elohim: I am YHWH.
Reader 6 (Thursday Evening Portion)
Lev 19:33 And if a stranger sojourn with you in your land, you shall not vex him.
Lev 19:34 But the stranger that dwells with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and
you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am YHWH your
Elohim.
Lev 19:35 You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.
Lev 19:36 Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall you have: I am YHWH
your Elohim, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Lev 19:37 Therefore shall you observe all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: I am
YHWH.
Lev 20:1 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Lev 20:2 Again, you shall say to the children of Yisra’el, Whosoever of the children of Yisra’el,
or of the strangers that sojourn in Yisra’el, that gives of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely
be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
Lev 20:3 And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people;
because he has given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my
holy name.
Lev 20:4 And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he gives
of his seed unto Molech, and kill him not:
Lev 20:5 Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off,
and all that go a whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their
people.
Lev 20:6 And the soul that turns after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a
whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from
among his people.
Lev 20:7 Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am YHWH your Elohim.
Reader 7 (6th Day Friday Morning Double Portion)
Lev 20:8 And you shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am YHWH which sanctify you.
Lev 20:9 For every one that curses his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he has
cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
Lev 20:10 And the man that commits adultery with another man’s wife, he that commits
adultery with his neighbor’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to
death.
Lev 20:11 And the man that lies with his father’s wife has uncovered his father’s nakedness:
both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
Lev 20:12 And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death:
they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.
Lev 20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of them have
committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon
them.
Lev 20:14 And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with
fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.
Lev 20:15 And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and you shall slay the
beast.
Lev 20:16 And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, you shall kill the
woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
Lev 20:17 And if a man shall take his sister, his father’s daughter, or his mother’s daughter, and
see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off
in the sight of their people: he has uncovered his sister’s nakedness; he shall bear his
lawlessness.
Lev 20:18 And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her
nakedness; he has discovered her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her
blood: and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.
Lev 20:19 And you shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister, nor of your father’s
sister: for he uncovered his near kin: they shall bear their lawlessness.
Lev 20:20 And if a man shall lie with his uncle’s wife, he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness:
they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.
Lev 20:21 And if a man shall take his brother’s wife, it is an unclean thing: he has uncovered his
brother’s nakedness; they shall be childless.
Lev 20:22 You shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: that the
land, where I bring you to dwell therein, spue you not out.
Lev 20:23 And you shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for
they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.
Lev 20:24 But I have said unto you, You shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to
possess it, a land that flows with milk and honey: I am YHWH your Elohim, which have
separated you from other people.
Lev 20:25 You shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between
unclean fowls and clean: and you shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl,
or by any manner of living thing that creeps on the ground, which I have separated from you
as unclean.
Lev 20:26 And you shall be holy unto me: for I YHWH am holy, and have severed you from
other people, that you should be mine.
Lev 20:27 A man also or woman that has a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put
to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.
Haftarah (Shabbat Evening Portion)
Eze 20:2 Then came the word of YHWH unto me, saying,
Eze 20:3 Son of man, speak unto the elders of Yisra’el, and say unto them, Thus saith YHWH
Elohim; Are you come to enquire of me? As I live, saith YHWH Elohim, I will not be
enquired of by you.
Eze 20:4 Will you judge them, son of man, will you judge them? cause them to know the
abominations of their fathers:
Eze 20:5 And say unto them, Thus saith YHWH Elohim; In the day when I chose Yisra’el, and
lifted up my hand unto the seed of the house of Ya’akov, and made myself known unto them
in the land of Egypt, when I lifted up my hand unto them, saying, I am YHWH your Elohim;
Eze 20:6 In the day that I lifted up my hand unto them, to bring them forth of the land of Egypt
into a land that I had espied for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all
lands:
Eze 20:7 Then said I unto them, Cast you away every man the abominations of his eyes, and
defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt: I am YHWH your Elohim.
Eze 20:8 But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: they did not every man
cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt: then I
said, I will pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the midst
of the land of Egypt.
Eze 20:9 But I wrought for my name’s sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen,
among whom they were, in whose sight I made myself known unto them, in bringing them
forth out of the land of Egypt.
Eze 20:10 Wherefore I caused them to go forth out of the land of Egypt, and brought them into
the wilderness.
Eze 20:11 And I gave them my statutes, and showed them my judgments, which if a man do, he
shall even live in them.
Eze 20:12 Moreover also I gave them my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them, that they
might know that I am YHWH that sanctify them.
Eze 20:13 But the house of Yisra’el rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my
statutes, and they despised my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them; and
my sabbaths they greatly polluted: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them in the
wilderness, to consume them.
Eze 20:14 But I wrought for my name’s sake, that it should not be polluted before the heathen,
in whose sight I brought them out.
Eze 20:15 Yet also I lifted up my hand unto them in the wilderness, that I would not bring them
into the land which I had given them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all
lands;
Eze 20:16 Because they despised my judgments, and walked not in my statutes, but polluted my
sabbaths: for their heart went after their idols.
Eze 20:17 Nevertheless my eye spared them from destroying them, neither did I make an end of
them in the wilderness.
Eze 20:18 But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk you not in the statutes of your
fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols:
Eze 20:19 I am YHWH your Elohim; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do
them;
Eze 20:20 And hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may
know that I am YHWH your Elohim.
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