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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 65

Stephen is giving the traditional teaching here and he speaks of the birth of Moses in Acts 7.20. In verse 22 it says that Moses was educated in all the learning of the Egyptians, and was a man of power

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 64

Now we are going to do a quick overview of Exodus and try to pull all of this together. We will bring out many more concepts, phrases and idioms as we do this. Then we are going to take a

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 63

We have kosher animals like sheep, goats and cattle and if it is first-born it is given to the Lord as a korban. How does a donkey fit in (Exo 34.20). It is not a kosher animal and if it

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 62

Exo 34.6-7 gives us a list of the attributes of God called the Middot (virtues, values). We are going to go over these attributes briefly, using the Hertz Pentateuch and Haftorahs, p. 364-365, and where it says “adonay” in his

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 61

We learn from the cloud in Exo 33. 9 that it indicates the Shekinah (presence) of God. The cloud would indicate the presence of God and this concept is seen in the festival of Sukkot. Sukkahs, or booths, were made

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 60

The sign that the Lord was going to give King Ahaz was a young woman was going to have a child, and before the child is old enough to eat curds and honey (milk and honey), he would send the

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 59

In Exo 32.30-34 we find out that on the next day Moses tells the people that they have committed a great sin and he was going up to the Lord so that he can perhaps make atonement for their sin.

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 58

In Exo 32.21-23, Moses asks Aaron what the people did to him to make him be involved in this great sin. He was disappointed in his brother, even shocked. Moses didn’t even know his brother evidently. He says they are

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 57

In Exo 32.7-10, the Lord tells Moses to go down from the mountain at once because “your people whom you brought up from the land of Egypt have corrupted themselves.” They had quickly turned aside from the way which God

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 56

We need a Mishkan that functions, or it is a fantasy. So, there had to be tents adjoining the Mishkan at the four corners for cooking, for eating, to store fire wood and to have cooking fires and a place

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 55

There is a Mishkan/Temple that most people see, but it never existed. Most people see a Mishkan/Temple that will not work, including some rabbis. When you look at pictures of the Mishkan/Temple you will see things out of place and

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 54

The Lord showed Moses the “tavnit” or the “blueprint” for the Mishkan. Now a blueprint has exact measurements and specifications, including all the furniture and vessels. Then it says, “So you shall construct them” or “so you shall do.” You

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 53

Israel has come out of Egypt, crossed the Gulf of Suez (Yom Suf/Red Sea), took a road northeast to the Derek Seir (Way to Seir), went east to the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba, had a battle with

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 52

The office of the high priest and his garments have a kedusha, but the person does not. In fact, when he puts on the garments he will be in a state of kedusha. We are told this in Exo 28.3,

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 51

Now we are going to look at the curtains in the courtyard. (Exo 27.9-18). On the south side there were hangings for the court of twisted linen, 100 cubits long (160 feet) on that side. The court was a space

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 50

We are continuing our study of the various curtains in the Mishakn. In Exo 26.1 it says, “Moreover, you shall make the Mishkan with ten curtains of fine, twisted linen (shesh) and blue (techelet) and purple (argamon) and scarlet (tolat

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 49

In order to have a Temple, there is a list of things you are going to need. For example, you will need a floor plan, music, a liturgy, corrals for the animals, ceremonies and all of the things listed in

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 48

Exo 25.31-40 tells us about the Lampstand, or “Menorah.” The Menorah consisted of a base, shaft, cups, knops and flowers. The shape of the Menorah is somewhat controversial. Some say it looks like what we see on the Arch of

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 47

Exo 25.17 tells us that they were to make a “Kapporet” of pure gold, 2.5 cubits long and 1.5 cubits wide. Kapporet is translated as “mercy seat” but it comes from the same word as “kippur” and it basically means

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Tanak Foundations-Concepts in Exodus-Part 46

Exo 25.10 gives the dimensions of the Ark. We have found out that the five hand breadth cubit was used (19.2 inches) by Moses (Kelim 17.9-10). SO, the length was 2.5 cubits (48 inches), the width was 1.5 cubits (28.8

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