Deuteronomy 3:22-7:11 (19 July, 2013, Av 12, 5773)
This portion (like all others) is divided into seven sub-sections.
s1 Deuteronomy 3: 23-4:4
The Promised Land and the Spreading Outwards of Sanctity; Moses representing the side of Judah, Joshua of Joseph;
The Adding of New Commandments or the Detraction of Old ones is Forbidden! Cleave to GOD and Live!
s2. Deuteronomy 4:5-40
Jewish and Gentile Intellectual Prominence Connected with Bible Learning! Be Good for your own Sake and for the Sake of Others! The Exile Predicted: The Different Destinies of Judah and Joseph. The Expulsion of Foreign Nations. If Only For the Sake of Our Children We should be Good!
s3 Deuteronomy 4:41-49
The Eastern Cities of Refuge and the Present-Day Violence of American Culture
The Ten Commandments
s4 Deuteronomy 5:1-18
The Ten Commandments . The First Seven.
s5 Deuteronomy 5:19-6:3
The Ten Commandments. The Last Three. Entering the Land of Israel Requires Keeping the Commandments!
s6. Deuteronomy 6:4-25. The Oneness of God. Expelling the Heathen
s7. Deuteronomy 7:1-11 Reward to the Faithful
The Haftorah (Selection from the Prophets). Israel and Judah will be Helped. Isaiah 40:1-26