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Weekly parashah #15: Bo

  • Torah: Shemot (Exodus) 10:1-13:16
  • Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 46:13-46:28
  • Greek Scriptures: Mark 4-5
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Exodus 10:1

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Go to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his servants, that I may perform these signs of Mine among them,

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The Hebrew Words

בֹּא (bo) is a primitive root which means "to come in", come, go in, and go. Bo (Strong's #935) is used 2562 times in 2290 verses in the Tanakh.

First use in Scripture

The first time bo is used in Scripture is in Genesis 2:19.

Genesis 2:19

Out of the ground the LORD G-d formed every beast of the field and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, that was its name.

 

Last use in Scripture

The last time bo is used in Scripture is in Malachi 4:6.

Malachi 4:6

"He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and smite the land with a curse."

 

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Parashah Outline

  • The Plague of Locusts - Exodus 10:1
  • Darkness Over the Land - Exodus 10:21
  • The Last Plague - Exodus 11:1
  • The Passover Lamb - Exodus 12:1
  • Feast of Unleavened Bread - Exodus 12:14
  • A Memorial of Redemption - Exodus 12:23
  • Exodus of Israel - Exodus 12:33
  • Ordinance of the Passover - Exodus 12:42
  • Consecration of the Firstborn - Exodus 13:1

 

The plagues are examined in more detail in The Plagues of the Exodus article.

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Other Observations

 

 


 

21 of the traditional 613 commandments are found in this parashah:

  • 192- The month of Pesach (Nisan) shall be the first month
    (Traditionally: courts must calculate when a new month begins)- Exodus 12:2 3
  • 70- To slaughter the paschal sacrifice at the specified time- Exodus 12:6
  • 374- To eat the Paschal Lamb with matzah and maror on the night of the 14th of Nisan- Exodus 12:8
  • 376- Do not eat the paschal meat raw or boiled- Exodus 12:9
  • 383- Do not leave any meat from the paschal offering over until morning- Exodus 12:10
  • 181- To destroy all chametz on 14th day of Nisan- Exodus 12:15
  • 186- To eat matzah on the first night of Pesach- Exodus 12:18
  • 185- Do not find chametz in your domain seven days during Pesach- Exodus 12:19
  • 183- Do not eat mixtures containing chametz all seven days of Pesach- Exodus 12:20
  • 378- An apostate must not eat from the Paschal Lamb- Exodus 12:43
  • 379- A permanent or temporary hired worker must not eat from the Paschal Lamb- Exodus 12:45
  • 377- Do not take the paschal meat from the confines of the group- Exodus 12:46
  • 381- Do not break any bones from the paschal offering- Exodus 12:46
  • 380- An uncircumcised male must not eat from the Paschal Lamb- Exodus 12:48
  • 424- An uncircumcised kohen must not eat Terumah- Exodus 12:48
  • 182- Do not eat chametz all seven days of Pesach- Exodus 13:3
  • 184- Do not see chametz in your domain seven days during Pesach- Exodus 13:7
  • 187- To relate the Exodus from Egypt on the first night Pesach- Exodus 13:8
  • 386- To set aside the firstborn animals- Exodus 13:12
  • 446- To redeem the firstborn donkey by giving a lamb to a kohen- Exodus 13:13
  • 447- To break the neck of the donkey if the owner does not intend to redeem it- Exodus 13:13

 


 

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2290 verses that include bo (Strong's #935)

 

 

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Yom Rishon, 13 Sivan, 5779

Sunday, June 16, 2019

 

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