Vayigash - ויגש - "He approached" Torah: Genesis 44:18-47:27 Prophets: Ezekiel 37:15-28 Gospel: John 5:1-47 Hurry and go up to my father and say to him, ‘Thus says your son Joseph, God has made me lord of all Egypt. Come down to me; do not tarry. 10 You shall dwell in the land of Goshen, and you shall be near me, you and your children and your children's children, and your flocks, your herds, and all that you have. 11 There I will provide for you, for there are yet five years
Miketz - מקץ - "From the end" Genesis 41:1-44:17 In last week’s Torah Portion, we saw how Joseph’s dreams had upset his brothers. Let us recap those dreams. Behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and behold, my sheaf arose and stood upright. And behold, your sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to my sheaf. (Genesis 37:7) “Behold, I have dreamed another dream. Behold, the sun, the moon, and eleven stars were bowing down to me.” (Genesis 37:9) It is evident that
Vayeshev - וישב - "He settled"
Genesis 37:1-40:23 When it comes to the book of Genesis, most people do not realize that Joseph plays a major role. In fact, Joseph’s account is the most extensive in the entire book. From here until the end of Genesis (the next 4 weeks), Joseph will be the main character that we read about. Looking at the full account of Joseph, we can see why some people would say that he is a prototype of Yeshua our Savior. Just like Yeshua, Joseph did no