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Words of the Parashah - Vayera

Hebrew Word of the Week

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The Hebrew word of the week is ra'ah (to see, behold), a verb that occurs in over 1,200 verses in the Tanakh.  The niphal (3ms) of ra'ah is the keyword of Parashat Vayera, and occurs as the first word in Genesis 18:1:

Gen. 23:1 (BHS)

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. (Gen. 18:1)

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Scripture Passages:

Psalm 128:5 (BHS)

The LORD bless you from Zion! May you see the prosperity of Jerusalem
all the days of your life! (
Psalm 128:5)

Psalm 34:8 (BHS)

 O taste and see that the LORD is good:
blessed is the man that trusteth in him. (
Psalm 34:8)

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