Torah Portions, Haftarah and B'rit Chadashah 

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Name  

Meaning

Torah

Haftarah

B'rit Chadashah [italic are optional readings]

 1 

Beresheet

In the beginning          

Gen 1:1-6:8                                                      

Isa 42:5-43:11                                           

Jo 1:1-18; [Also Mt 1:1-17, 19:3-9; Mk 10:1-12; Lk 3:23-38; 1C 6:15-20, 15:35-58; Ro 5:12-21; Ep 5:21-32; Col 1:14-17; 1Ti 2:11-15; Heb 1:1-3, 3:7-4:11, 11:1-7; 2P 3:3-14; Rev 21:1-5, 22:1-5]

 2

Noach

Noah

Gen 6:9-11:32              

Isa 54:1-55:5 [Messianic 52:13-55:5]              

Mt 24:36-46; 1 Pet 3:18-22 [Also Lk 17:26-37; Ac 2:1-16; 2P 2:5]

 3

Lekh Lekha       

Get yourself out          

Gen 12:1-17:27  

Isa 40:27-41:16       

Ro 4:1-25; [Also Ac 7:1-8; Ro 3:19-5:6; Ga 3:15-18, 5:1-6; Col 2:11-15; Heb 7:1-19, 11:8-12]

 4

Vayera

He appeared

Gen 18:1-22:24  

2K 4:1-37

Lk 1:26-38; 24:36-53; 2P 2:4-11 [Also Lk 17:26-37; 
 Ro 9:6-9; Ga 4:21-31; Heb 6:13-20, 11:13-19; Ja 2:14-24] 

 5

Hayyei Sarah            

Life of Sarah

Gen 23:1-25:18  

1 Ki 1:1-31

Mt 1:1-17; 1 Cor 15:50-57 
[Also Mt 8:19-22, 27:3-10; Lk 9:57-62]

 6

Toldot

History

Gen 25:19-28:9   

Mal 1:1-27

Rom 9:1-31 [Also Rom 9:6-16; Heb 11:20, 12:14-17]

 7

Vayetze

He went out    

Gen 28:10-32:3       

Hos 12:13-14:10                                       

Jn 1:19-51 [Also Jn 1:43-51]

 8

Vayishlach                                      

He sent

Gen 32:4-36:43      

Hos 11:7-12:12; Ob 1:1:21

Heb 11:11-20 [Also 1 Cor  5:1-13; Rev 7:1-12]

 9

Vayeshev

He Continued living                               

Gen 37:1-40:23                                

Amos 2:6-3:8

Mt 1:1-6, 16-25 [Also Ac 7:9-16]

 10               

Mikketz

At the end of

Gen 41:1-44:17    

1 K 3:15-4:1              

Rom 10:1-13 [Also Ac 7:9-16]

11

Vayigash

He approached

Gen 44:18-47:27

Ez 37:15-28

Ep 2:1-10 [Also Ac 7:9-16]

12

Vayechi

He lived

Gen 47:28-50:26

1 Ki 2:1-12

1 Pet 1:1-9 [Also Ac 7:9-16]

13

Shemot

Names

Ex 1:1-6:1

Is 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23

Ac 7:17-35; 1 Cor 14:18-25 [Also Mt 22:23-33, 41-46; Mk 12:18-27, 35:37]

14

Vaera

I appeared

Ex 6:2-9:35

Ez 28:25-29:21

Rom 9:14-33 [ Also 2 Cor 6:14-7:1]

15

Bo

Go 

Ex 10:1-13:16

Jer 46:13-28

Lk 22:7-30; 1 Cor 11:20-34 [Also Jn 19:31-37; Ac 13:16-17; Rv 8:6-9:12, 16:1-21]

16

Beshalack

When he sent out

Ex 13:17-17:16

Ju 4:4-5:31

Jn  6:15-71 [Also Lk 2:22-24; Jn 19:31-37; 1 Co 10:1-13; 2Co 8:1-15; Re 15:1-4]

17

Yitro

Jethro

Ex 18:1-20:23

Is 6:1-7:6,9:5-6

Mt 5:8-20 [Also Mt 5:21-30, 15:1-11, 19:16-30; Mk 7:5-15, 10:17-31; Lk 18:18-30; Ac 6:1-7; Ro 2:17-29, 7:7-12, 13:8-10; Ep 6:1-3; 1Ti 3:1-14; 2Ti 1:5-9; He 12:18-29; Ja 2:8-13; 1Pe 2:9-10]

18

Mishpatim

Laws

Ex 21:1-24:18

Jer 34:8-34:22, 33:25-26

Mt 5:38-42,17:1-11 [Also Mt 15:1-20, 33:25-26; Mk 7:1-23; Ac 23:1-11; He 9:15-22, 10:28-39]

19

Terumah

Offering

Ex 25:1-27:19

1 Ki 5:12-6:13

2 Co 9:1-15; Mt 5:33-37 [Also He 8:1-6, 9:23-24, 10:1]

20

Tetzaveh

You shall command

Ex 27:20-30:10

Ez 43:10-43:27

He 13:10-17

21

Ki Tisa

When you elevate

Ex 30:11-34:35

1 Ki 18:1-39

2 Cor 3:1-18

22

Vayakhel

And he assembled

Ex 35:1-38:20

1 Ki 7:40-50

2 Co 9:6-11; 1 Cor 3:11-18

23

Pekudai

Accounting

Ex 38:21-40:38

1 Ki 7:51-8:21

Heb 1:1-14

24

Vayikra

And he called

Lev 1:1-6:7

Is 43:21-44:23

Hebb 10:1-18

25

Tzav

Command

Lev 6:8-8:36

Jer 7:21-8:3, 9:22-23

Heb 7:24-8:6