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Words of the Parashah - Vayikra

Hebrew Word of the Week

Based on the Weekly Torah Portion

The Hebrew word of the week is vayikra ("and he called"), taken from the weekly Torah portion called Vaiyikra. This word appears as the first word in the book of Leviticus (which is also the Hebrew name for this book):

Exodus 35:21a

Related Words

The root word of Vayikra is qara, which means to call out, read or recite. This root appears in other words in the Tanakh:

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Other Words

Some other words in parashat Vayikra that merit study and attention include:

Parashah-related terms

Scripture Passage:

Leviticus 1:4

"And he shall put his hand upon the head of the burnt offering; and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him." - Leviticus 1:4

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