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–  When you number Yisra’el all men shall give a half shekel for the service of the tabernacle
–  You shall make a laver of copper for the priests to wash when entering the tabernacle or approaching the altar
–  Command to make the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle, furniture, and priests
–  Command to make the incense for the altar of incense and not to copy it for other uses
–  YHWH put His spirit on Betzal’el and Oholiav to make all the furnishings of the tabernacle
–  YHWH tells Moshe to tell the children of Yisra’el the sabbaths are a sign between Him and them
–  YHWH gives Moshe the two tables of stone with the ten commandments on them
–  With Moshe not back yet, the people asked Aharon to make them elohim and he made them a golden calf
–  When Aharon saw the golden calf he built an altar before it and the people offered sacrifices to it
–  YHWH told Moshe the people had made a golden calf and He wanted to destroy them
–  Moshe prayed YHWH would not destroy His people
–  Moshe came down and when he saw the golden calf and the people he broke the tables of stone
–  Moshe burnt the golden calf to dust and mixed it with the water and made the people drink it
–  Moshe asked Aharon why he brought such evil upon the people
–  Moshe commanded the Levi’im to slay the people who were not on YHWH’s side
–  Moshe returned to YHWH and offered himself for the sins of the people
–  YHWH told Moshe to tell the people YHWH will not go among them and to take off their ornaments
–  The tabernacle was outside the camp and the people stood by their doors and watched as Moshe went in
–  Moshe asks to see the way of YHWH
–  Moshe says if His presence is not with them they will not move
–  YHWH tells Moshe He will show him His glory and proclaim His name
–  YHWH tells Moshe He will hide him in the cleft of a rock when He passes by
–  Moshe commanded to hew two tables of stone like the first and meet YHWH alone in the mount
–  YHWH proclaims His name to Moshe
–  YHWH commands the children to drive out the people of the land and destroy their altars or they will be snared
–  You shall keep the feast of unleavened bread in the month Aviv
–  You shall redeem the firstborn males of men and beast
–  Remember to rest on the seventh day
–  Three times a year shall all males appear before YHWH
–  You shall not offer the blood of His sacrifice with leaven not leave any of the passover until morning
–  You shall bring the firstfruits to YHWH and not boil a kid in its mother’s milk
–  Moshe spends forty days and nights without food or water with YHWH to receive the ten commandments
–  When Moshe came down from the mount his face shone but he didn’t know it
–  The people were afraid to talk to Moshe but he called them to him
–  Moshe wore a veil when he spoke to the people but removed it when talking with YHWH
– Haftarah – Eliyahu proves that YHWH is the true Elohim to the prophets of Ba’el and Ach’av

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

Ki Tisa “When You Take”
Ex 30:11 – 34:35 , 1 Kings 18: 1-39

Reader 1 (Saturday Evening Portion)

–  When you number Yisra’el all men shall give a half shekel for the service of the tabernacle

Exo 30:11 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Exo 30:12 When you take * the sum of the children of Yisra’el after their number, then shall
they give every man a ransom for his soul unto YHWH, when you number them; that there
be no plague among them, when you number them.
Exo 30:13 This they shall give, every one that passes among them that are numbered, half a
shekel after the shekel of the sanctuary: (a shekel is twenty gerahs:) a half shekel shall be the
offering of YHWH.
Exo 30:14 Every one that passes among them that are numbered, from twenty years old and
above, shall give an offering unto YHWH.
Exo 30:15 The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel,
when they give * an offering unto YHWH, to make an atonement for your souls.
Exo 30:16 And you shall take * the atonement money of the children of Yisra’el, and shall
appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial
unto the children of Yisra’el before YHWH, to make an atonement for your souls.

–  You shall make a laver of copper for the priests to wash when entering the tabernacle or approaching the altar

Exo 30:17 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Exo 30:18 You shall also make a laver of copper, and his foot also of copper, to wash withal:
and you shall put it between the tabernacle of the congregation and the altar, and you shall
put water therein.
Exo 30:19 For Aharon and his sons shall wash * their hands and their feet thereat:
Exo 30:20 When they go into the tabernacle of the congregation, they shall wash with water,
that they die not; or when they come near to the altar to minister, to burn an offering made
by fire unto YHWH:
Exo 30:21 So they shall wash their hands and their feet, that they die not: and it shall be a
statute forever to them, even to him and to his seed throughout their generations.

–  Command to make the anointing oil and anoint the tabernacle, furniture, and priests

Exo 30:22 Moreover YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Exo 30:23 Take you also unto you principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and
of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, and of sweet calamus
two hundred and fifty shekels,
Exo 30:24 And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil
olive a hin:
Exo 30:25 And you shall make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after the
art of the apothecary: it shall be a holy anointing oil.
Exo 30:26 And you shall anoint * the tabernacle of the congregation therewith, and the ark
of the testimony,
Exo 30:27 And the table and all his vessels, and the menorah and his vessels, and the altar of
incense,
Exo 30:28 And the altar of burnt offering with all his vessels, and the laver and his foot.
Exo 30:29 And you shall sanctify them, that they may be most holy: whatsoever touches
them shall be holy.
Exo 30:30 And you shall anoint Aharon and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may
minister unto me in the priest’s office.
Exo 30:31 And you shall speak unto the children of Yisra’el, saying, This shall be a holy
anointing oil unto me throughout your generations.
Exo 30:32 Upon man’s flesh shall it not be poured, neither shall you make any other like it,
after the composition of it: it is holy, and it shall be holy unto you.
Exo 30:33 Whosoever compounds any like it, or whosoever puts any of it upon a stranger,
shall even be cut off from his people.

–  Command to make the incense for the altar of incense and not to copy it for other uses

Exo 30:34 And YHWH said unto Moshe, Take unto you sweet spices, gum resin, and
onycha, and galbanum; these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each shall there be a
like weight:
Exo 30:35 And you shall make it a perfume, a confection after the art of the apothecary,
tempered together, pure and holy:
Exo 30:36 And you shall beat some of it very small, and put of it before the testimony in the
tabernacle of the congregation, where I will meet with you: it shall be unto you most holy.
Exo 30:37 And as for the perfume which you shall make, you shall not make to yourselves
according to the composition thereof: it shall be unto you holy for YHWH.
Exo 30:38 Whosoever shall make like unto that, to smell thereto, shall even be cut off from
his people.

(Sunday Morning Portion)

–  YHWH put His spirit on Betzal’el and Oholiav to make all the furnishings of the tabernacle

Exo 31:1 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Exo 31:2 See, I have called by name Betzal’el the son of Uri, the son of Chur, of the tribe of
Yahudah:
Exo 31:3 And I have filled him with the spirit of Elohim, in wisdom, and in understanding,
and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,
Exo 31:4 To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in copper,
Exo 31:5 And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all
manner of workmanship.
Exo 31:6 And I, behold, I have given with him * Oholi’av, the son of Achi’samakh, of the
tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may
make * all that I have commanded you;
Exo 31:7 * The tabernacle of the congregation, and the ark of the testimony, and the mercy
seat that is thereupon, and all the furniture of the tabernacle,
Exo 31:8 And the table and his furniture, and the pure menorah with all his furniture, and
the altar of incense,
Exo 31:9 And the altar of burnt offering with all his furniture, and the laver and his foot,
Exo 31:10 And the clothes of service, and the holy garments for Aharon the priest, and the
garments of his sons, to minister in the priest’s office,
Exo 31:11 And the anointing oil, and sweet incense for the holy place: according to all that I
have commanded you shall they do.

–  YHWH tells Moshe to tell the children of Yisra’el the shabbats are a sign between Him and them

Exo 31:12 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe, saying,
Exo 31:13 Speak you also unto the children of Yisra’el, saying, truly * my sabbaths you shall
keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that you may know
that I am YHWH that does sanctify you.
Exo 31:14 You shall keep * the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that
defiles it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever does any work therein, that soul shall be
cut off from among his people.
Exo 31:15 Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to
YHWH: whosoever does any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.
Exo 31:16 Wherefore the children of Yisra’el shall keep * the sabbath, to observe * the
sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.
Exo 31:17 It is a sign between me and the children of Yisra’el forever: for in six days YHWH
made * heaven and earth, and on the seventh day He rested, and was refreshed.

Reader 2 (Sunday Evening Portion)

–  YHWH gives Moshe the two tables of stone with the ten commandments on them

Exo 31:18 And He gave unto Moshe, when He had made an end of communing with him
upon mount Sinai, two tables of testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of
Elohim.

–  With Moshe not back yet, the people asked Aharon to make them elohim and he made them a golden calf

Exo 32:1 And when the people saw that Moshe delayed to come down out of the mount, the
people gathered themselves together unto Aharon, and said unto him, Up, make us elohim,
which shall go before us; for as for this Moshe, the man that brought us up out of the land of
Mitzrayim, we know not what is become of him.
Exo 32:2 And Aharon said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of
your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me.
Exo 32:3 And all the people broke off * the golden earrings which were in their ears, and
brought them unto Aharon.
Exo 32:4 And he received them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he
had made it a molten calf: and they said, These be your elohim, O Yisra’el, which brought
you up out of the land of Mitzrayim.

–  When Aharon saw the golden calf he built an altar before it and the people offered sacrifices to it

Exo 32:5 And when Aharon saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aharon made
proclamation, and said, Tomorrow is a feast to YHWH.
Exo 32:6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought
peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.

–  YHWH told Moshe the people had made a golden calf and He wanted to destroy them

Exo 32:7 And YHWH said unto Moshe, Go, get you down; for your people, which you
brought out of the land of Mitzrayim, have corrupted themselves:
Exo 32:8 They have turned aside quickly out of the way which I commanded them: they
have made them a molten calf, and have worshipped it, and have sacrificed thereunto, and
said, These be your elohim, O Yisra’el, which have brought you up out of the land of
Mitzrayim.
Exo 32:9 And YHWH said unto Moshe, I have seen * this people, and, behold, it is a
stiffnecked people:
Exo 32:10 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I
may consume them: and I will make of you a great nation.

–  Moshe prayed YHWH would not destroy His people

Exo 32:11 And Moshe besought * YHWH his Elohim, and said, YHWH, why does your wrath
wax hot against your people, which you have brought forth out of the land of Mitzrayim with
great power, and with a mighty hand?
Exo 32:12 Wherefore should the Mitzrayim speak, and say, For mischief did He bring them
out, to slay them in the mountains, and to consume them from the face of the earth? Turn
from your fierce wrath, and repent of this evil against your people.
Exo 32:13 Remember Avraham, Yitzchak, and Yisra’el, your servants, to whom you swore by
your own self, and said unto them, I will multiply * your seed as the stars of heaven, and all
this land that I have spoken of will I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it forever.
Exo 32:14 And YHWH repented of the evil which He thought to do unto His people.

–  Moshe came down and when he saw the golden calf and the people he broke the tables of stone

Exo 32:15 And Moshe turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the
testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one side and
on the other were they written.
Exo 32:16 And the tables were the work of Elohim, and the writing was the writing of
Elohim, graven upon the tables.
Exo 32:17 And when Yahushua heard * the noise of the people as they shouted, he said unto
Moshe, There is a noise of war in the camp.
Exo 32:18 And he said, It is not the voice of them that shout for mastery, neither is it the
voice of them that cry for being overcome: but the noise of them that sing do I hear.
Exo 32:19 And it came to pass, as soon as he came near unto the camp, that he saw * the
calf, and the dancing: and Moshe’s anger waxed hot, and he cast * the tables out of his
hands, and broke them beneath the mount.

–  Moshe burnt the golden calf to dust and mixed it with the water and made the people drink it

Exo 32:20 And he took * the calf which they had made, and burnt it in the fire, and ground
it to powder, and strawed it upon the water, and made * the children of Yisra’el drink of it.

–  Moshe asked Aharon why he brought such evil upon the people

Exo 32:21 And Moshe said unto Aharon, What did this people unto you, that you have
brought so great a sin upon them?
Exo 32:22 And Aharon said, Let not the anger of my lord wax hot: you know * the people,
that they are set on mischief.
Exo 32:23 For they said unto me, Make us elohim, which shall go before us: for as for this
Moshe, the man that brought us up out of the land of Mitzrayim, we know not what is
become of him.
Exo 32:24 And I said unto them, Whosoever has any gold, let them break it off. So they gave
it me: then I cast it into the fire, and there came out this calf.
Exo 32:25 And when Moshe saw that * the people were naked; (for Aharon had made them
naked unto their shame among their enemies:)

–  Moshe commanded the Levi’im to slay the people who were not on YHWH’s side

Exo 32:26 Then Moshe stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on YHWH’S side? let
him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered themselves together unto him.
Exo 32:27 And he said unto them, Thus saith YHWH Elohim of Yisra’el, Put every man his
sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate throughout the camp, and slay every
man * his brother, and every man * his companion, and every man * his neighbor.
Exo 32:28 And the children of Levi did according to the word of Moshe: and there fell of the
people that day about three thousand men.
Exo 32:29 For Moshe had said, Consecrate yourselves to day to YHWH, even every man
upon his son, and upon his brother; that He may bestow upon you a blessing this day.

(Monday Morning Portion)

–  Moshe returned to YHWH and offered himself for the sins of the people

Exo 32:30 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moshe said unto the people, You have
sinned a great sin: and now I will go up unto YHWH; peradventure I shall make an
atonement for your sin.
Exo 32:31 And Moshe returned unto YHWH, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great
sin, and have made them elohim of gold.
Exo 32:32 Yet now, if you will forgive their sin; and if not, blot me, I pray you, out of your
book which you have written.
Exo 32:33 And YHWH said unto Moshe, Whosoever has sinned against me, him will I blot
out of my book.

–  YHWH told Moshe to tell the people YHWH will not go among them and to take off their ornaments

Exo 32:34 Therefore now go, lead * the people unto the place of which I have spoken unto
you: behold, my Angel shall go before you: nevertheless in the day when I visit I will visit
their sin upon them.
Exo 32:35 And YHWH plagued * the people, because they made * the calf, which Aharon
made.
Exo 33:1 And YHWH said unto Moshe, Depart, and go up from here, you and the people
which you have brought up out of the land of Mitzrayim, unto the land which I swore unto
Avraham, to Yitzchak, and to Ya’akov, saying, Unto your seed will I give it:
Exo 33:2 And I will send an angel before you; and I will drive out * the Kena’ani, the Amori,
and the Chitti, and the Perizzi, the Chivi, and the Yevusi:
Exo 33:3 Unto a land flowing with milk and honey: for I will not go up in the midst of you;
for you are a stiffnecked people: lest I consume you in the way.
Exo 33:4 And when the people heard * these evil tidings, they mourned: and no man did put
on him his ornaments.
Exo 33:5 For YHWH had said unto Moshe, Say unto the children of Yisra’el, You are a
stiffnecked people: I will come up into the midst of you in a moment, and consume you:
therefore now put off your ornaments from you, that I may know what to do unto you.
Exo 33:6 And the children of Yisra’el stripped themselves * of their ornaments by the mount
Chorev.

–  The tabernacle was outside the camp and the people stood by their doors and watched as Moshe went in

Exo 33:7 And Moshe took * the tabernacle, and pitched it outside the camp, afar off from the
camp, and called it the Tabernacle of the congregation. And it came to pass, that every one
which sought YHWH went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation, which was outside
the camp.
Exo 33:8 And it came to pass, when Moshe went out unto the tabernacle, that all the people
rose up, and stood every man at his tent door, and looked after Moshe, until he was gone
into the tabernacle.
Exo 33:9 And it came to pass, as Moshe entered into the tabernacle, the cloudy pillar
descended, and stood at the door of the tabernacle, and YHWH talked with Moshe.
Exo 33:10 And all the people saw * the cloudy pillar stand at the tabernacle door: and all the
people rose up and worshipped, every man in his tent door.
Exo 33:11 And YHWH spoke unto Moshe person to person, as a man speaks unto his friend.
And he turned again into the camp: but his servant Yahushua, the son of Nun, a young man,
departed not out of the tabernacle.

Reader 3 (Monday Evening Portion)

–  Moshe asks to see the way of YHWH

Exo 33:12 And Moshe said unto YHWH, See, you say unto me, Bring up * this people: and
you have not let me know * whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, I know you by
name, and you have also found favor in my sight.
Exo 33:13 Now therefore, I pray you, if I have found favor in your sight, show me now * your
way, that I may know you, that I may find favor in your sight: and consider that this nation
is your people.

(Tuesday Morning Portion)

–  Moshe says if His presence is not with them they will not move

Exo 33:14 And He said, My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.
Exo 33:15 And he said unto Him, If your presence go not with me, carry us not up from here.
Exo 33:16 For how shall it be known here that I and your people have found favor in your
sight? is it not in that you go with us? so shall we be separated, I and your people, from all
the people that are upon the face of the earth.

Reader 4 (Tuesday Evening Portion)

–  YHWH tells Moshe He will show him His glory and proclaim His name

Exo 33:17 And YHWH said unto Moshe, I will do * this thing also that you have spoken: for
you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name.
Exo 33:18 And he said, I beseech you, show * me your glory.
Exo 33:19 And He said, I will make all my goodness pass before you, and I will proclaim the
name of YHWH before you; and will be gracious * to whom I will be gracious, and will show
mercy * on whom I will show mercy.
Exo 33:20 And He said, You can not see * my face: for there shall no man see me, and live.

(Wednesday Morning Portion)

–  YHWH tells Moshe He will hide him in the cleft of a rock when He passes by

Exo 33:21 And YHWH said, Behold, there is a place by me, and you shall stand upon a rock:
Exo 33:22 And it shall come to pass, while my glory passes by, that I will put you in a clift of
the rock, and will cover you with my hand while I pass by:
Exo 33:23 And I will take away * my hand, and you shall see * my back parts: but my face
shall not be seen.

Reader 5 (Wednesday Evening Portion)

–  Moshe commanded to hew two tables of stone like the first and meet YHWH alone in the mount

Exo 34:1 And YHWH said unto Moshe, Hew you two tables of stone like unto the first: and I
will write upon these tables * the words that were in the first tables, which you broke.
Exo 34:2 And be ready in the morning, and come up in the morning unto mount Sinai, and
present yourself there to me in the top of the mount.
Exo 34:3 And no man shall come up with you, neither let any man be seen throughout all
the mount; neither let the flocks nor herds feed before that mount.
Exo 34:4 And he hewed two tables of stone like unto the first; and Moshe rose up early in
the morning, and went up unto mount Sinai, as YHWH had commanded him, and took in
his hand the two tables of stone.

(Thursday Morning Portion)

–  YHWH proclaims His name to Moshe

Exo 34:5 And YHWH descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the
name of YHWH.
Exo 34:6 And YHWH passed by before him, and proclaimed, YHWH, YHWH Elohim,
merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
Exo 34:7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving lawlessness and transgression and sin, and
that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the lawlessness of the fathers upon the
children, and upon the children’s children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.
Exo 34:8 And Moshe made haste, and bowed his head toward the earth, and worshipped.
Exo 34:9 And he said, If now I have found favor in your sight, O Adonai, let my Adonai, I
pray you, go among us; for it is a stiffnecked people; and pardon our lawlessness and our
sin, and take us for your inheritance.

Reader 6 (Thursday Evening Portion)

–  YHWH commands the children to drive out the people of the land and destroy their altars or they will be snared

Exo 34:10 And He said, Behold, I make a covenant: before all your people I will do marvels,
such as have not been done in all the earth, nor in any nation: and all the people among
which you are shall see *the work of YHWH: for it is a terrible thing that I will do with you.
Exo 34:11 Observe * you that which I command you this day: behold, I drive out before *
you the Amori, and the Kena’ani, and the Chitti, and the Perizzi, and the Chivi, and the
Yevusi.
Exo 34:12 Take heed to yourself, lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land
where you go, lest it be for a snare in the midst of you:
Exo 34:13 But you shall destroy * their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:
Exo 34:14 For you shall worship no other el: for YHWH, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous
El:
Exo 34:15 Lest you make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring
after their elohim, and do sacrifice unto their elohim, and call you, and you eat of his
sacrifice;
Exo 34:16 And you take of their daughters unto your sons, and their daughters go a whoring
after their elohim, * and make your sons go a whoring after their elohim.
Exo 34:17 You shall make you no molten elohim.

–  You shall keep the feast of unleavened bread in the month Aviv

Exo 34:18 * The feast of unleavened bread shall you keep. Seven days you shall eat
unleavened bread, as I commanded you, in the time of the month Aviv: for in the month
Aviv you came out from Mitzrayim.

–  You shall redeem the firstborn males of men and beast

Exo 34:19 All that opens the womb are mine; and every firstling among your [livestock],
whether ox or sheep, that is male.
Exo 34:20 But the firstling of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb: and if you redeem him
not, then shall you break his neck. All the firstborn of your sons you shall redeem. And none
shall appear before me empty.

–  Remember to rest on the seventh day

Exo 34:21 Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall rest: in earing time and
in harvest you shall rest.

–  Three times a year shall all males appear before YHWH

Exo 34:22 And you shall observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and
the feast of ingathering at the year’s end.
Exo 34:23 Thrice in the year shall all your men children appear * before Adon YHWH, the
Elohim of Yisra’el.
Exo 34:24 For I will cast out the nations before you, and enlarge * your borders: neither
shall any man desire * your land, when you shall go up to appear * before YHWH your
Elohim thrice in the year.

–  You shall not offer the blood of His sacrifice with leaven not leave any of the passover until morning

Exo 34:25 You shall not offer the blood of my sacrifice with leaven; neither shall the sacrifice
of the feast of the passover be left unto the morning.

–  You shall bring the firstfruits to YHWH and not boil a kid in its mother’s milk

Exo 34:26 The first of the firstfruits of your land you shall bring unto the house of YHWH
your Elohim. You shall not boil a kid in his mother’s milk.

Reader 7 (6th Day Friday Morning Double Portion)

–  Moshe spends forty days and nights without food or water with YHWH to receive the ten commandments

Exo 34:27 And YHWH said unto Moshe, Write * you these words: for after the tenor of these
words I have made a covenant with you and with Yisra’el.
Exo 34:28 And he was there with YHWH forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat
bread, nor drink water. And he wrote upon the tables * the words of the covenant, the ten
commandments.

–  When Moshe came down from the mount his face shone but he didn’t know it

Exo 34:29 And it came to pass, when Moshe came down from mount Sinai with the two
tables of testimony in Moshe’s hand, when he came down from the mount, that Moshe knew
not that the skin of his face shone while he talked with Him.

–  The people were afraid to talk to Moshe but he called them to him

Exo 34:30 And when Aharon and all the children of Yisra’el saw * Moshe, behold, the skin of
his face shone; and they were afraid to come near him.
Exo 34:31 And Moshe called unto them; and Aharon and all the rulers of the congregation
returned unto him: and Moshe talked with them.

–  Moshe wore a veil when he spoke to the people but removed it when talking with YHWH

Exo 34:32 And afterward all the children of Yisra’el came near: and he gave them in
commandment * all that YHWH had spoken with him in mount Sinai.
Exo 34:33 And till Moshe had done speaking with them, he put a vail on his face.
Exo 34:34 But when Moshe went in before YHWH to speak with Him, he [took off * the
vail], until he came out. And he came out, and spoke unto the children of Yisra’el * that
which he was commanded.
Exo 34:35 And the children of Yisra’el saw * the face of Moshe, that the skin of Moshe’s face
shone: and Moshe put * the vail upon his face again, until he went in to speak with Him.

Haftarah (Shabbat Evening Portion)

– Eliyahu proves that YHWH is the true Elohim to the prophets of Ba’al and Ach’av

1Ki 18:1 And it came to pass after many days, that the word of YHWH came to EliYahu in
the third year, saying, Go, show yourself unto Ach’av; and I will send rain upon the earth.
1Ki 18:2 And EliYahu went to show himself unto Ach’av. And there was a sore famine in
Shomron.
1Ki 18:3 And Ach’av called OvadYahu, which was the governor of his house. (Now OvadYahu
feared * YHWH greatly:
1Ki 18:4 For it was so, when Izevel cut off * the prophets of YHWH, that OvadYahu took a
hundred prophets, and hid them by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread and water.)
1Ki 18:5 And Ach’av said unto OvadYahu, Go into the land, unto all fountains of water, and
unto all brooks: peradventure we may find grass to save the horses and mules alive, that we
lose not all the beasts.
1Ki 18:6 So they divided * the land between them to pass throughout it: Ach’av went one
way by himself, and OvadYahu went another way by himself.
1Ki 18:7 And as OvadYahu was in the way, behold, EliYahu met him: and he knew him, and
fell on his face, and said, Are you that my lord EliYahu?
1Ki 18:8 And he answered him, I am: go, tell your lord, Behold, EliYahu is here.
1Ki 18:9 And he said, What have I sinned, that you would deliver * your servant into the
hand of Ach’av, to slay me?
1Ki 18:10 As YHWH your Elohim lives, there is no nation or kingdom, where my lord has
not sent to seek you: and when they said, He is not there; he took an oath * of the kingdom
and nation, that they found you not.
1Ki 18:11 And now you say, Go, tell your lord, Behold, EliYahu is here.
1Ki 18:12 And it shall come to pass, as soon as I am gone from you, that the Spirit of YHWH
shall carry you where I know not; and so when I come and tell Ach’av, and he cannot find
you, he shall slay me: but I your servant fear * YHWH from my youth.
1Ki 18:13 Was it not told my lord * what I did when Izebel slew * the prophets of YHWH,
how I hid a hundred men of YHWH’S prophets by fifty in a cave, and fed them with bread
and water?
1Ki 18:14 And now you say, Go, tell your lord, Behold, EliYahu is here: and he shall slay me.
1Ki 18:15 And EliYahu said, As YHWH Tsebeoth lives, before whom I stand, I will surely
show myself unto him today.
1Ki 18:16 So OvadYahu went to meet Ach’av, and told him: and Ach’av went to meet
EliYahu.
1Ki 18:17 And it came to pass, when Ach’av saw * EliYahu, that Ach’av said unto him, Are
you he that troubles Yisra’el?
1Ki 18:18 And he answered, I have not troubled * Yisra’el; but you, and your father’s house,
in that you have forsaken * the commandments of YHWH, and you have followed Ba’alim.
1Ki 18:19 Now therefore send, and gather to * me all Yisra’el unto mount Carmel, and the
prophets of Ba’al four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, which
eat at Izevel’s table.
1Ki 18:20 So Ach’av sent unto all the children of Yisra’el, [and gathered together * the
prophets] unto mount Carmel.
1Ki 18:21 And EliYahu came unto all the people, and said, How long halt you between two
opinions? if YHWH be Elohim, follow Him: but if Ba’al, then follow him. And the people
answered him not a word.
1Ki 18:22 Then said EliYahu unto the people, I, even I only, remain a prophet of YHWH; but
Ba’al’s prophets are four hundred and fifty men.
1Ki 18:23 Let them therefore give us two bullocks; and let them choose one bullock for
themselves, and cut it in pieces, and lay it on wood, and put no fire under: and I will dress *
the other bullock, and lay it on wood, and put no fire under:
1Ki 18:24 And call you on the name of your elohim, and I will call on the name of YHWH:
and the Elohim that answers by fire, let him be Elohim. And all the people answered and
said, It is well spoken.
1Ki 18:25 And EliYahu said unto the prophets of Ba’al, Choose you one bullock for
yourselves, and dress it first; for you are many; and call on the name of your elohim, but put
no fire under.
1Ki 18:26 And they took * the bullock which was given them, and they dressed it, and called
on the name of Ba’al from morning even until noon, saying, O Ba’al, hear us. But there was
no voice, nor any that answered. And they leaped upon the altar which was made.
1Ki 18:27 And it came to pass at noon, that EliYahu mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for
he is a el; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he
sleeps, and must be awaked.
1Ki 18:28 And they cried aloud, and cut themselves after their manner with knives and
lancets, till the blood gushed out upon them.
1Ki 18:29 And it came to pass, when mid-day was past, and they prophesied until the time of
the offering of the evening sacrifice, that there was neither voice, nor any to answer, nor any
that regarded.
1Ki 18:30 And EliYahu said unto all the people, Come near unto me. And all the people came
near unto him. And he repaired * the altar of YHWH that was broken down.
1Ki 18:31 And EliYahu took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons
of Ya’akov, unto whom the word of YHWH came, saying, Yisra’el shall be your name:
1Ki 18:32 And with the stones he built an altar in the name of YHWH: and he made a trench
about the altar, as great as would contain two measures of seed.
1Ki 18:33 And he put * the wood in order, and cut * the bullock in pieces, and laid him on
the wood, and said, Fill four barrels with water, and pour it on the burnt sacrifice, and on
the wood.
1Ki 18:34 And he said, Do it the second time. And they did it the second time. And he said,
Do it the third time. And they did it the third time.
1Ki 18:35 And the water ran round about the altar; and he filled * the trench also with water.
1Ki 18:36 And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that
EliYahu the prophet came near, and said, YHWH Elohim of Avraham, Yitzchak, and of
Yisra’el, let it be known this day that you are Elohim in Yisra’el, and that I am your servant,
and that I have done * all these things at your word.
1Ki 18:37 Hear me, O YHWH, hear me, that this people may know that you are YHWH
Elohim, and that you have turned * their heart back again.
1Ki 18:38 Then the fire of YHWH fell, and consumed * the burnt sacrifice, and the wood,
and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.
1Ki 18:39 And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, YHWH, He
is the Elohim; YHWH, He is the Elohim.
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