3 weeks ago
Chp. 19 verses 1 - 3: Introduction, Moshe speaks to all of the nation and tells them to be holy because the L-rd G-d is holy. The commandments to fear your mother and father and to keep the Sabbath.
2 weeks ago
Chp. 19 verses 4 - 8: Not to serve or make idols. That one should have the proper thoughts when bringing a sacrifice to Hashem. The peace offering, that is eaten for two days and one night, anything left over must be burnt on the third day. Anyone who eats from a sacrifice beyond its designated time, his soul will be cut off from his people.
1 week ago
Chp. 19 verses 9 - 14: Leaving produce from your field and vineyard for the poor. Not to steal, deal falsely, or lie. Not to swear falsely or profane G-d's name. Not to oppress your neighbor or withhold a workers wages. Not to curse a deaf person and not to place a stumbling block before a blind man, you should fear the L-rd your G-d.
5 years ago
Chp. 19 verses 12 - 18: Continues with the prohibitions of stealing, dealing falsely, and lying. One should not swear falsely in G-d's name. The laws of employment. Not to curse a deaf mute, or put a stumbling block in anothers path. Not to pervert justice, nor be a talebearer. Nor standing idly by while one is being harmed. Not to hate your brother in your heart, but to rebuke him. Not to take vengeance, nor bear a grudge, but to love your neighbor as yourself.
5 years ago
Chp. 19 verse 19 - chp. 20 verse 24: Continues with the laws of prohibited mixtures. The prohibition of having sexual relations with a maid servant, and its laws. The laws of Orlah. The prohibitions of eating blood, divination, and cutting the corners of your head or beard. Not to cut your flesh in mourning, or s tattoo. Not to give your daughter to harlotry. Keeping Shabbos and showing reverence the sanctuary. Not to seek out ghosts or spirits, and showing respect for the elderly. Treating the convert well. Laws of weights and measures. Chp. 20, begins with the prohibition of the idol Molech, and G-d's punishment. The punishment for cursing parents Continues with the punishments for the forbidden sexual relations mentioned in previous sedra.
5 years ago
Chp. 20 verses 24 - 27: Continues with Hashem promise to give the land flowing with milk and honey to the nation that He had separated for Himself as His people. On the condition that you separate yourselves between clean and unclean beast and fowls or anything that creeps on the ground. You shall be holy unto me for I am holy, and I have set you apart from all peoples so that you should be mine. Portion ends with a warning not to be connected with ghosts or spirits least you be stoned to death.