Parashat Bamidbar 5791 / פָּרָשַׁת בְּמִדְבַּר

/ 2 Sivan 5791

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: Hosea 2:1-22 · 22 p’sukim

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 3:14-20 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 3:21-26 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 3:27-39 · 13 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 3:40-43 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 3:44-51 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 4:1-10 · 10 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 4:11-20 · 10 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 4:17-20 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Joshua 8:30-35, 8:33 · 7 p’sukim

Bamidbar: The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin (paid link)

List of Dates

Parashat Bamidbar is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Bamidbar from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.
Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20) and Haftarah (Hosea 2:1-22): The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary (JPS Study Bible) (paid link)
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, Jewish Publication Society, 2017
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
Haftarot for a Triennial Cycle Torah Reading
Avram Israel Reisner, 2014

When you buy a book using a link on this page, we receive a commission. Thank you for supporting Hebcal.