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An online hub for learning and studying the weekly Bible portions from the Torah

 

Torah PORTIONS seeks to encourage Christians to become familiar with the five books of Moses. On these pages you can follow, read and hear the weekly portions from the Torah. We have created the structure of PORTIONS as a hub for teachers and students to link up, share with one another, and to focus on the weekly Torah portion.

 

Parasha: Ki Tetze

Accursed of God

If a man hung upon a tree is under God's curse, doesn't this imply that Yeshua was cursed by God?

Within Judaism, Yeshua of Nazareth has been often known by the name Talui (תלוי), or haTalui (התלוי), which literally translated means “the Hanged One,” or contextually, “the Crucified One.” As the Jewish people struggled under the polemics and persecutions of the church, the Talui moniker provided an inside joke. Who is Yeshua? He is Talui, the Crucified One. And what does the Torah say? “Talui is accursed of God.”

Deuteronomy 21:23 says, “He who is hanged ...

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