Parashat Mishpatim / פָּרָשַׁת מִּשְׁפָּטִים

Parashat Mishpatim is the 18th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on / 27 Sh'vat 5783.

Torah Portion: Exodus 21:1-24:18

Mishpatim (“Laws”) recounts a series of God’s laws that Moses gives to the Israelites. These include laws about treatment of slaves, damages, loans, returning lost property, the Sabbath, the sabbatical year, holidays, and destroying idolatry. The portion ends as Moses ascends Mount Sinai for 40 days. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 21:1-19 · 19 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 21:20-22:3 · 21 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 22:4-26 · 23 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 22:27-23:5 · 9 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 23:6-19 · 14 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 23:20-25 · 6 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 23:26-24:18 · 26 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 24:15-18 · 4 p’sukim ·

N.B. special maftir in years 5780, 5781, 5783, 5784, 5786, 5788, 5789, 5791, 5792, 5794, 5796, 5797

Haftarah: Jeremiah 34:8-22, 33:25-26 · 17 p’sukim

N.B. special Haftarah in years 5780, 5781, 5783, 5784, 5786, 5787, 5788, 5789, 5790, 5791, 5792, 5793, 5794, 5796, 5797

Triennial Year 1
  1. 1: 21:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 21:7-11 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 21:12-19 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 21:20-27 · 8 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 21:28-32 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 21:33-36 · 4 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 21:37-22:3 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: 30:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Shekalim

Haftarah*: II Kings 12:1-17 · 17 p’sukim
*Shabbat Shekalim

Triennial Year 2
  1. 1: 22:4-8 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 22:9-12 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 22:13-18 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 22:19-26 · 8 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 22:27-23:5 · 9 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 23:6-13 · 8 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 23:14-19 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf*: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Haftarah*: Isaiah 66:1-24 · 24 p’sukim
*Shabbat Rosh Chodesh

Triennial Year 3
  1. 1: 23:20-25 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 23:26-30 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 23:31-33 · 3 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 24:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 24:7-11 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 24:12-14 · 3 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 24:15-18 · 4 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 24:15-18 · 4 p’sukim ·

Alternate Haftarah: Joshua 24:16-28 · 13 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 21:1-6 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 21:7-11 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 21:12-19 · 8 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Mishpatim is read in the Diaspora on:

References

Parashat Mishpatim 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