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Job’s Daughters-A picture of Ephraim?

 

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Cathy Helms

 

March 11, 2016

In the particular read-through-the-Bible-in-a year-assignment which I happen to be following this year (recommended by Al McCarn), it so happened that the final chapters of the book of Job coincided with the readings for parshas Vayakhel and Pekudai, as well as the close of the Bney Yosef Summit in Tampa (March 4-6 2016).

The final verses of the book captured my attention when I noticed that Job’s three daughters are named in the text–but his seven sons are not. As the number three always reminds me of the resurrection of Messiah Yeshua, I was provoked to start digging into the meanings of the names. To my great surprise, a clear picture of returning Ephraim emerged. Come, please, examine what I have found.

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Vayera 2016 [And I appeared]

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Torah Portion:  Exodus 6:2-9:35

Haftarah: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21

New Testament:  Rev. 3:10-13, Luke 21:19, 2 Cor. 7:9, 10

 

In today’s lesson, the God of the Hebrews, as He calls Himself six times in the Book of Exodus, makes Ten Declarations. The first and the last are identical.

  1. I am יהוה 
  2. I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
  3. I will rid you of their bondage.
  4. I will redeem you with a stretched out arm, and with great judgments.yhwh-hebrew-ltrs-blk-background
  5. I will take you to Me for a people.
  6. I will be your God.
  7. You shall know that I am the LORD your God who brings you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.
  8. I will bring you into the land that I swore to give to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
  9. I will give it to you for a heritage.
  10. I am יהוה

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Shemot – Names

Torah portion: Exodus 1:1-6:1

Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6–28:13, 29:22-23

New Testament: Acts 7:17-27, Hebrews 3:1-19, 11:22-28

In last week’s lesson we spent some time considering the prophets’ declaration of a Second Exodus in the “acharit ha yamim,” which is Hebrew for “latter days” or “end of the ages.” Therefore, this year, as we read the details of the First Exodus, we will be on high alert, heeding Paul’s warning:   Continue reading Shemot – Names