Parashat Bamidbar 5787 / פָּרָשַׁת בְּמִדְבַּר

/ 29 Iyyar 5787

Parashat Bamidbar is the 34th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Numbers 1:1-4:20

Bamidbar (“In The Desert”) is the first Torah portion in the Book of Numbers. It describes God's command to take a census and details the camping formation of the Israelites in the desert. It also begins to enumerate the responsibilities of the Levites when transporting the Mishkan (Tabernacle). [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 1:1-19 · 19 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 1:20-54 · 35 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 2:1-34 · 34 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 3:1-13 · 13 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 3:14-39 · 26 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 3:40-51 · 12 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 4:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 4:17-20 · 4 p’sukim ·

Haftarah*: I Samuel 20:18-42 · 25 p’sukim
*Shabbat Machar Chodesh

Triennial year 2
  1. 1: 2:1-9 · 9 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 2:10-16 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 2:17-24 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 2:25-31 · 7 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 2:32-34 · 3 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 3:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 3:5-13 · 9 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 3:11-13 · 3 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Isaiah 63:7-16 · 10 p’sukim

List of Dates

Parashat Bamidbar is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Bamidbar from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
A Complete Triennial System for Reading the Torah
Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly, 1988
Modification of the Triennial Cycle Readings for Combined Parashot in Certain Years
Rabbi Miles B. Cohen, 2020