Deuteronomy – Click on the blue hyperlinks to download the pdf file for the parashot.

Devarim – This looks at Devarim – Words (Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22). In Devarim, Moses recounts the past. Last edited 6/7/2018.

Va’etchanan – This looks at Va’etchanan – I pleaded (Deuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11). MOses begged YHVH to let him enter the land. He could see the land but not enter it because he did not speak to the rock to bring forth water. He reviewed the covenant’s commandments with the people. He encourages them to obey the commandments (mitzvot), statutes (chukkim), and judgments (mitshpatim) and to teach them to their children. Last edited 6/7/2018.

Ekev – This looks at Ekev – Because (Deuteronomy 7:12 -11:25). In Ekev, Moses continues to remind them of the past, tells them to be obedient, and that they will receive blessings if they do so. Last edited 6/20/2018.

Reeh – This looks at Re’eh – See (Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17). In Reeh, the blessings and curses are laid out to the people. They are to beware of false gods, to recognize and punish false prophets who will try to lead them away from YHVH. Moses reviewed the dietary laws. He reminded them to tithe, as well as to cancel debts every seven years. He instructed them regarding the laws of the bondservant, firstborn animals, and feasts of YHVH. Last edited 8/12/2018.

Shof’tim – This looks at Shof’tim – Judges (Deuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9). Shof’tim discusses the appointment of judges, the avoidance of idolatry, and the requirements for kings. The priests and Levites are to eat their portions of the offerings of YHVH. The people are told not to follow the abominations of the people in the land in which they dwell — instead, they are to be blameless. The people are told that YHVH would raise up a prophet like Moses for them, and they are to listen to him. Other laws are discussed as well. Last edited 8/12/2018.

Ki Tetze – This looks at Ki Tetze – When You Go Out (Deuteronomy 21:10 – 25:19). Discussion regarding various laws continue. Last edited 8/12/2018.

Ki Tavo – Nitzavim – This looks at Ki Tavo When You Come (Deuteronomy 26:1 – 29:9) and Nitzavim – Standing (Deuteronomy 29:9 [10] – 30:20). In Ki Tavo, Moses instructs the people regarding what to do when they enter the land. The blessings are proclaimed from Mt. Gerizim, and the curses are announced from Mt. Ebal.

As Ki Tavo transitions to Nitzavim, the covenant is renewed in Moab. They are told that when the curses come to pass, that if they repent with all their souls, YHVH will have compassion on them and gather them and cause them to prosper once again. Moses lays before them the choice of life or death and encourages them to choose life. Last edited 9/16/2018.

Vayelekh – This looks at Vayelech – He Went (Deuteronomy 31:1-30).  Moses tells them that Joshua will be their leader and that the law is to be read every seven years. Moses predicts the rebellion of the people and their descent into idolatry. Last edited 9/16/2018.

Ha’azinu – This looks at Ha’azinu – Hear (Deuteronomy 32:1-52). Ha’azinu contains the Song of Moses. YHVH commands Moses to go up to Mt. Nebo so he can die there. Last edited 9/16/2018.

V’Zot HaBrachah – This looks at V’Zot HaBrachah: – This is the Blessing (Deuteronomy 33:1 – 34:12). in V’Zot HaBrachah, Moses gives his final blessings to each of the tribes of Israel. Moses went up from the plains of Moab to Mt. Nebo — to the top of Mt. Pisgah, saw the Promised land, and died there in the land of Moab. He was buried in a valley opposite of Beth Peor. Last edited 9/16/2018.