Parashat Bo 5779 / פָּרָשַׁת בֹּא

/ 6 Sh'vat 5779

Parashat Bo is the 15th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Exodus 10:1-13:16

Bo (“Come”) recounts the last three plagues that God inflicts on the Egyptians: locusts, darkness, and death of firstborns. God commands the Israelites to offer a Passover lamb sacrifice. After the last plague, Pharaoh and the Egyptians demand that the Israelites leave. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 10:1-11 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 10:12-23 · 12 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 10:24-11:3 · 9 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 11:4-12:20 · 27 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 12:21-28 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 12:29-51 · 23 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 13:1-16 · 16 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 13:14-16 · 3 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28 · 16 p’sukim

Triennial year 3
  1. 1: 12:29-32 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 12:33-36 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 12:37-42 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 12:43-51 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 13:1-4 · 4 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 13:5-10 · 6 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 13:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 13:14-16 · 3 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: II Samuel 7:18-29 · 12 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 10:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 10:4-6 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 10:7-11 · 5 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Bo is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Bo 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