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Words of the Parashah - Vayishlach

Hebrew Word of the Week

Based on Weekly Torah Portion


The Hebrew word of the week is the verb shalach ("to send"), taken from the weekly Torah portion Vayishlach. The Qal imperfect form of this verb appears in the first verse of the parashah (i.e., Gen. 32:3):

Numbers 13:2a

And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother
unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom. (Gen. 32:3[4h])

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Shalach is a root word that occurs in 790 verses in the Tanakh. Some words that share this root include:

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