The Hebrew word “bereshiyt” means “in the beginning” as found in Genesis 1:1

“In the beginning (בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית-bereshiyt), God (אֱלֹהִ֑ים-elohim) created (בָּרָ֣א-bara) (אֵ֥ת-et) the heavens (הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם-ha’shamayim) and (וְ-va) (אֵ֥ת-et) the earth (הָאָֽרֶץ-ha’aretz).”

Please watch this video from “The Word in Hebrew” to learn how to read Bereshiyt 1:1 in Hebrew.

Please read this article from “Wildbranch Ministries” about the meaning of the Hebrew word “create”.

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Torah Portions:

B’reisheet | בראשית | “In the beginning “ Genesis 1:1-6:8

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Noach | נח | “Noah ” Genesis 6:9-11:32

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Lech Lecha | לך לך | “Go forth ” Genesis 12:1-17:27 (guest reader chapter 12 Ty K.)

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Vayera | וירא | “He appeared ” Genesis 18:1-22:24

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Chayei Sarah | חיי שרה | “Sarah’s life ” Genesis 23:1-25:18 (Editors note: During recording we recorded all of chapter 25, and in editing forgot to edit it out. oh well, a little more bible wont hurt 😉 )

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Toldot | תולדות | “Family history “Genesis 25:19-28:9

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Vayetze | ויצא | “He went out ” Genesis 28:10-32:2

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Vayishlach | וישלח | “He sent ” Genesis 32:3-36:43

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Vayeshev | וישב | “He settled ” Genesis 37:1-40:23

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Miketz | מקץ | “From the end ” Genesis 41:1-44:17

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Vayigash | ויגש | “He approached ” Genesis 44:18-47:27

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Vayechi | ויחי | “He lived ” Genesis 47:28-50:26

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