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Shemini Hebrew Parsha – 2nd Aliyah

Shemini (שְּׁמִינִי)

Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47

Second Aliyah



9:17
He brought forth the grain offering. He took a handful and burned it on the altar. This was in addition to the morning [grain] offering.
Vayakrev et-haminchah vayemale chapo mimenah vayakter al-hamizbe’ach milvad olat haboker.
וַיַּקְרֵב, אֶת-הַמִּנְחָה, וַיְמַלֵּא כַפּוֹ מִמֶּנָּה, וַיַּקְטֵר עַל-הַמִּזְבֵּחַ–מִלְּבַד, עֹלַת הַבֹּקֶר.

9:18
He slaughtered the bull and the ram that were the people’s peace sacrifice. Aaron’s sons passed the blood to him, and he dashed it on all sides of the altar.
Vayishchat et-hashor ve’et-ha’ayil zevach hashlamim asher la’am vayamtsi’u beney Aharon et-hadam elav vayizrekehu al-hamizbe’ach saviv.
וַיִּשְׁחַט אֶת-הַשּׁוֹר וְאֶת-הָאַיִל, זֶבַח הַשְּׁלָמִים אֲשֶׁר לָעָם; וַיַּמְצִאוּ בְּנֵי אַהֲרֹן אֶת-הַדָּם, אֵלָיו, וַיִּזְרְקֵהוּ עַל-הַמִּזְבֵּחַ, סָבִיב.

9:19
[They also passed him] the choice parts of the bull and ram: the broad tail, the [fatty] membrane, the kidneys and the liver lobe.
Ve’et-hachalavim min-hashor umin-ha’ayil ha’alyah vehamechaseh vehaklayot veyoteret hakaved.
וְאֶת-הַחֲלָבִים, מִן-הַשּׁוֹר; וּמִן-הָאַיִל–הָאַלְיָה וְהַמְכַסֶּה וְהַכְּלָיֹת, וְיֹתֶרֶת הַכָּבֵד.

9:20
They placed the choice parts on the chests [of the animals], and [Aaron] then burned the choice parts on the altar.
Vayasimu et-hachalavim al-hechazot vayakter hachalavim hamizbechah.
וַיָּשִׂימוּ אֶת-הַחֲלָבִים, עַל-הֶחָזוֹת; וַיַּקְטֵר הַחֲלָבִים, הַמִּזְבֵּחָה.

9:21
Aaron [had first] waved the chests and right hind legs in the prescribed motions as a wave offering before God. [It was all done] as God had commanded Moses.
Ve’et hechazot ve’et shok hayamin henif Aharon tnufah lifney Adonay ka’asher tsivah Moshe.
וְאֵת הֶחָזוֹת, וְאֵת שׁוֹק הַיָּמִין, הֵנִיף אַהֲרֹן תְּנוּפָה, לִפְנֵי יְהוָה–כַּאֲשֶׁר, צִוָּה מֹשֶׁה.

9:22
Aaron lifted his hands toward the people and blessed them. He then descended from [the altar where he] had prepared the sin offering, the burnt offering, and the peace offerings.
Vayisa Aharon et-yadav el-ha’am vayevarechem vayered me’asot hachatat veha’olah vehashlamim.
וַיִּשָּׂא אַהֲרֹן אֶת-יָדָו אֶל-הָעָם, וַיְבָרְכֵם; וַיֵּרֶד, מֵעֲשֹׂת הַחַטָּאת וְהָעֹלָה–וְהַשְּׁלָמִים.

9:23
Moses and Aaron went into the Communion Tent, and when they came out, they blessed the people. God’s glory was then revealed to all the people.
Vayavo Moshe ve’Aharon el-Ohel Mo’ed vayetse’u vayevarechu et-ha’am vayera chevod-Adonay el-kol-ha’am.
וַיָּבֹא מֹשֶׁה וְאַהֲרֹן, אֶל-אֹהֶל מוֹעֵד, וַיֵּצְאוּ, וַיְבָרְכוּ אֶת-הָעָם; וַיֵּרָא כְבוֹד-יְהוָה, אֶל-כָּל-הָעָם.