Terumah | תרומה | "Heave offering "
- Exodus 25:1 | Offerings for the Tabernacle
- Exodus 25:10 | The Ark of the Covenant
- Exodus 25:23 | The Table for the Bread of the Presence
- Exodus 25:31 | The Lampstand
- Exodus 26:1 | The Tabernacle
- Exodus 26:15 | The Framework
- Exodus 26:31 | The Curtain
- Exodus 27:1 | The Altar of Burnt Offering
- Exodus 27:9 | The Court and Its Hangings
- 1Ki 5:1 | Preparations and Materials for the Temple
- 1Ki 6:1 | Solomon Builds the Temple
The nineteenth reading from the Torah is named Terumah (תרומה). In Exodus 25:2, the LORD commanded Moses to “tell the sons of Israel to [take] a contribution for Me.” The word translated as “contribution” is terumah (תרומה), which is the name of this Torah portion. Terumah is a word with no real English equivalent. In the Torah, terumah refers to a certain type of offering dedicated to the Temple, like a tithe or firstfruits offering. In Exodus 25, the contribution is for the building of a holy place. This Torah reading is occupied with the instructions for the building of the Tabernacle and its furnishings.
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