Parashat Mishpatim 5781 / פָּרָשַׁת מִּשְׁפָּטִים

/ 1 Adar 5781

Parashat Mishpatim is the 18th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

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: 23:20-24:18 · 32 p’sukim ·
  7. 7*: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Shekalim (on Rosh Chodesh)
  8. maf*: 30:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Shekalim (on Rosh Chodesh)
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: 23:6-19 · 14 p’sukim ·
  7. 7*: Numbers 28:9-15 · 7 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Shekalim (on Rosh Chodesh)
  8. maf*: 30:11-16 · 6 p’sukim ·
    *Shabbat Shekalim (on Rosh Chodesh)

Haftarah*: II Kings 12:1-17 · 17 p’sukim
*Shabbat Shekalim (on Rosh Chodesh)

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

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
Parashat Mishpatim from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.