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Shemini Hebrew Parsha – 5th Aliyah

Shemini (שְּׁמִינִי)

Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47

Fifth Aliyah



10:16
Moses then inquired about the goat [slaughtered] as a sin offering, and when he discovered that it had already been burned, he was angry with Aaron’s surviving sons, Eleazar and Ithamar. He said to them,
Ve’et se’ir hachatat darosh darash Moshe vehineh soraf vayiktsof al-El’azar ve’al-Itamar beney Aharon hanotarim lemor.
וְאֵת שְׂעִיר הַחַטָּאת, דָּרֹשׁ דָּרַשׁ מֹשֶׁה–וְהִנֵּה שֹׂרָף; וַיִּקְצֹף עַל-אֶלְעָזָר וְעַל-אִיתָמָר, בְּנֵי אַהֲרֹן, הַנּוֹתָרִם, לֵאמֹר.

10:17
‘Why did you not eat the sin offering in a holy area? It is holy of holies, and has been given to you to remove the community’s guilt and atone for them before God.
Madua lo-achaltem et-hachatat bimkom hakodesh ki kodesh kodashim hi ve’otah natan lachem laset et-avon ha’edah lechaper aleyhem lifney Adonay.
מַדּוּעַ, לֹא-אֲכַלְתֶּם אֶת-הַחַטָּאת בִּמְקוֹם הַקֹּדֶשׁ–כִּי קֹדֶשׁ קָדָשִׁים, הִוא; וְאֹתָהּ נָתַן לָכֶם, לָשֵׂאת אֶת-עֲו‍ֹן הָעֵדָה, לְכַפֵּר עֲלֵיהֶם, לִפְנֵי יְהוָה.

10:18
Since its blood was not brought into the inner sanctuary, you [should have] eaten it in a holy place, as I commanded you.’
Hen lo-huva et-damah el-hakodesh pnimah achol tochlu otah bakodesh ka’asher tsiveyti.
הֵן לֹא-הוּבָא אֶת-דָּמָהּ, אֶל-הַקֹּדֶשׁ פְּנִימָה; אָכוֹל תֹּאכְלוּ אֹתָהּ בַּקֹּדֶשׁ, כַּאֲשֶׁר צִוֵּיתִי.

10:19
Aaron responded to Moses, ‘Today, when they sacrificed their sin offering and burnt offering before God, such a [terrible tragedy] occurred to me. If I had eaten the sin offering today, would it have been right in God’s eyes?’
Vayedaber Aharon el-Moshe hen hayom hikrivu et-chatatam ve’et-olatam lifney Adonay vatikrenah oti ka’eleh ve’achalti chatat hayom hayitav be’eyney Adonay.
וַיְדַבֵּר אַהֲרֹן אֶל-מֹשֶׁה, הֵן הַיּוֹם הִקְרִיבוּ אֶת-חַטָּאתָם וְאֶת-עֹלָתָם לִפְנֵי יְהוָה, וַתִּקְרֶאנָה אֹתִי, כָּאֵלֶּה; וְאָכַלְתִּי חַטָּאת הַיּוֹם, הַיִּיטַב בְּעֵינֵי יְהוָה.

10:20
When Moses heard this, he approved.
Vayishma Moshe vayitav be’eynav.
וַיִּשְׁמַע מֹשֶׁה, וַיִּיטַב בְּעֵינָיו.