MISHPATIM (ordinances of the court)

Seat of Moses Exodus 21:1 Now these are the judgments which you will set before them. C-MATS  Question: What is the civil law? The civil laws are an extension of the Tenth Commandment: Do not covet. In order to know what he may not covet, one must know the rights and property of others. Torah now goes on to begin …

YITHRO (Jethro)

Exodus 18:1 When heard of Jethro, the priest of Midian, father in law of Moses, את all that Elohim had done for Moses and for Israel his people and that had brought יהוה את־ Israel out of Egypt. C-MATS  Question:  What news did Jethro hear that made such an impression that he came to see Moses? The splitting of the Red …

B’SHALACH (when he let go)

Exodus 13:17 And it came to pass when let go Pharaoh את־ the people go, that Elohim led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near; because Elohim said, Perhaps the people will change their minds when they see war and they will return to Egypt. C-MATS Question: Why did יהוה take his …

BO (Go)

  Exodus 10:1 And יהוה said to Moses, go in to Pharaoh: for I have hardened את־ his heart וְאת־ and the heart of his servants, that I might show My signs before him: 2 And that you may tell your son and your son’s son, את what I have done in Egypt וְאת־ and My signs which I have …