Parashat Lech-Lecha 5797 / פָּרָשַׁת לֶךְ־לְךָ

Read on / 11 Cheshvan 5797.

Parashat Lech-Lecha is the 3rd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 12:1-17:27

Parashat Lech-Lecha tells the stories of God's calling of Abram (who would become Abraham), Abram's passing off his wife Sarai as his sister, Abram's dividing the land with his nephew Lot, the war between the four kings and the five, the covenant between the pieces, Sarai's tensions with her maid Hagar and Hagar's son Ishmael, and the covenant of circumcision (brit milah). [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 12:1-13 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 12:14-13:4 · 11 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 13:5-18 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 14:1-20 · 20 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 14:21-15:6 · 10 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 15:7-17:6 · 37 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 17:7-27 · 21 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 17:24-27 · 4 p’sukim ·
Triennial

See Diaspora reading

Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27 - 41:16 · 21 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 12:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 12:4-9 · 6 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 12:10-13 · 4 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Lech-Lecha is read in Israel on:

References

The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
"Lech-Lecha from Wikipedia" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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