Parashat Vayechi 5795 / פָּרָשַׁת וַיְחִי

/ 11 Tevet 5795

Parashat Vayechi is the 12th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Torah Portion: Genesis 47:28-50:26

Vayechi (“He Lived”) is the final Torah portion in the Book of Genesis. It opens as Jacob prepares for his death, making his son Joseph swear to bury him in the Cave of Machpelah. Jacob blesses Joseph’s two sons and his own 12 sons and then dies. Jacob’s sons bury him. The portion ends with Joseph’s death. [1]

Full Kriyah
  1. 1: 47:28-48:9 · 13 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 48:10-16 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 48:17-22 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: 49:1-18 · 18 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: 49:19-26 · 8 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: 49:27-50:20 · 27 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: 50:21-26 · 6 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: 50:23-26 · 4 p’sukim ·
Triennial

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Haftarah: I Kings 2:1-12 · 12 p’sukim

Weekday for Shabbat afternoon, Monday & Thursday
  1. 1: 47:28-31 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: 48:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: 48:4-9 · 6 p’sukim ·

List of Dates

Parashat Vayechi is read in Israel on:

References

The Chumash: The Stone Edition (Artscroll Series) (paid link)
Nosson Scherman, Mesorah Publications, 1993
Parashat Vayechi from Sefaria.org
Sefaria, Inc.