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Parashas Lech Lecha (2012)


Lech Lecha 1

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Chp.12 verse 1. Introduction to the sedra and an overview of first verse

Lech Lecha 2

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Chp. 12 verse 2 - verse 7. Hashem promises Avraham health, wealth, and children. He gives him the ability to bless others. Avraham leaves Haran with Sarai and Lot and he comes to Shechem were he builds an alter to Hashem.

Lech Lecha 3

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Chp. 12 verse 8 through end of chp. 12. Avraham builds an alter to Hashem. There is a famine in the land and he goes to Egypt, he tells Sarai to say she is his sister and she is abducted by Pharoh. He showers Avraham with gifts, but he is punished with plagues. He then releases her and gives them a royal escort out of Egypt.

Lech Lecha 4

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Chp.13 verse 1-18: Avraham leaves Egypt and comes back to Canaan with his wife and Lot. Both are very wealthy which causes quarrels between them. They separate, Lot goes to Sodom, and Avraham goes to Chevron. Hashem then appears to him and promises to give the land of Israel to him and his descendants.

Lech Lecha 5

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Chp. 14: Story of the five kings rebelling against the four kings and being defeated. They capture Sodom and take Lot and all the populace captive. Avraham goes to battle against the four Kings to rescue Lot and defeats them. He meets Malchi Tzeddek, who brings him bread and wine. Avraham returns all the people to the king of Sodom but refuses to accept any of the booty.

Lech Lecha 6

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Chp. 15 verses 1-15: After Avram's victory over the 4 kings Hashem assures him that he still has a great deal of merit. Hashem then promises him that he will have an heir and that he will inherit the land. This is called the "covenant between the parts." Hashem has him bring three animals and two birds as part of the ritual. He then tells him that his children will be enslaved for 400 years and the nation that enslaves them will be judged and that they will leave with great wealth. But G-d assures him that this would occur after his death, that he would live in peace.

Lech Lecha 7

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Chp. 15 verse 16 - chp. 16: Continues with the description of the "covenant between the parts." Chp. 16 discusses the relationship between Sawri, Avram, and Hagar. Also the birth of Yishmael.

Lech Lecha 8

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Chp. 17: Hashem asks Avram to become perfect with the mitzvah of circumcision. This would be an everlasting covenant between G-d and Avram's children forever. Hashem then changes his name to Avraham and Sawri to Sawra. Hashem promises him the land and a son from Sawra whom he will name Yitzhok. Hashem also promises him that Yishmael will be successful. At age 99, he circumcises himself and all the male members of his household, to include Yishmael who was 13 years old.

Parashas Lech Lecha (2004 - 2007)


Lech Lecha1a chp.12 verse 1 - verse 13

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Abram at the age of 75 leaves haran with his wife and his nephew to the place that Hashem would show him.He stops in the land of cannaan and Hashem appears to him and he builds an alter to thank Hashem. There is a famine in the land and so he goes to egypt. He tells his wife to say that she is his sister to protect his life.

Lech Lecha1b chp. 12 verse 13 - chp. 14 verse 17

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sawra is abducted and taken to the harem of pharoh. Hashem punishes pharoh and he releases her and gives abram many gifts and escorts them out of egypt.Lot and abram part ways, lot goes to sodom. then Hashem appears to abram and promises him the land and children. the war between the 4 kings and the 5 kings. lot is taken captive abram goes to war against the 4 kings to save lot and he is victorious

Lech Lecha2a chp. 14 verse 18 chp. 16 verse 2

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Avram meets with malchizedek king of salem(shem). He returns all the captives to the king of sodom, but refuses to take any of the booty. Hashem then promises to protect avram and to give him many descendants. hashem then makes a covenant with him and tells him that his children will be enslaved and also redeemed. Sawra then gives her maidservant hagar to avram to bear him a child.

Lech Lecha2b chp. 16 verse 2 until end of sedra

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Hagar concieves but difficulties arise between her and sawri. Hagar runs away and she meets an angel who ask her why she has left. he tells her to return and promises her that her son will be a great nation. the birth of yishmael. Hashem tells avram to circumcise himself. Hashem changes his name to avraham and his wifes name to sawra and promises him a son from sawra. he then circumcises yishmael and all the male members of his household.


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