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Words of the Parashah - Devarim

Hebrew Word of the Week

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The Hebrew word of the week is devarim ("words"), a plural noun that is derived from the shoresh diber (to speak). Both the word devarim (with the definite article) and its shoresh appear in the first verse of Parashat Devarim (i.e., Deuteronomy 1:1):

Deut 1:1a (BHS)

These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel (Deut 1:1a)

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Scripture Passages:

Gen 15:1 (BHS)

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram
in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield,
and thy exceeding great reward.
(Genesis 15:1)

John 1:1 (HNT)

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was
with God, and the Word was God.
(John 1:1)

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