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RasTafari Sabbatical Rss#21 | Ki Tisa | When You Take #LionOfJudah@LOJSociety

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Who May Worship JAHWEH?! RasTafari Sabbatical Rss#21 | Ki Tisa Pt1 of 2 

Torah Reading

Exodus 30:11-34:35

Prophets Reading

1 Kings 18:1-39

New Testament Reading

2 Cor 3:1-18

Portion Outline - PROPHETS

  • 1 Kings 18:1 | Elijah's Message to Ahab
  • 1 Kings 18:20 | Elijah's Triumph over the Priests of Baal

Portion Summary

Ki Tisa (?? ???), the twenty-first reading from the Torah, literally means “when you lift up.” It comes from the first words of the second verse of the reading, which could be literally rendered, “When you lift up the head of the sons of Israel to reckon them” (Exodus 30:12). The phrase “lift up the head” is an idiom for taking a head count. The portion begins with instructions for taking a census, finishes up the instructions for making the Tabernacle, reiterates the commandment of Shabbat and then proceeds to tell the story of the golden calf. The majority of Ki Tisa is concerned with the sin of the golden calf, the breach in the covenant between God and Israel, and how Moses undertakes to restore that covenant relationship.