The Hebrew word “shemot” means “names” as found in Exodus 1:1

“And these (וְאֵ֗לֶּה-ve’eleh) are the names (שְׁמוֹת֙-shemot) of the sons (בְּנֵ֣י-bene) of Israel (יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל-yisrael) who came (הַבָּאִ֖ים-ha’baim) to Egypt (מִצְרָ֑יְמָה-mitzraemah) (אֵ֣ת-et) with Jacob (יַעֲקֹ֔ב-ya’acov), each man (אִ֥ישׁ-esh) with his household (וּבֵית֖וֹ-ubetow).”

Please watch this video from “Holy Language Institute” to learn how to read Shemot 1:1 in Hebrew.

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

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Torah Portions:

Shemot | שמות | “Names ” Exodus 1:1-6:1

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Va’era | וארא | “I appeared ” Exodus 6:2-9:35

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Bo | בוא | “Come ” Exodus 10:1-13:16

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Beshalach | בשלח | “When he sent ” Exodus 13:17-17:16

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Yitro | יתרו | “Jethro “ Exodus 18:1-20:23

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Mishpatim | משפטים | “Judgments ” Exodus 21:1-24:18 

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Terumah | תרומה | “Heave offering “Exodus 25:1-27:19 – Voices: Tobin – Recorded February 12, 2016

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Tetzaveh | תצוה | “You shall command “ | Exodus 27:20-30:10 – Voices: Tobin – Recorded February 19, 2016

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Ki Tisa | כי תשא | “When you take ” | Exodus 30:11-34:35 – Voices: Tobin, Tara, Jason, Kallista – Recorded February 26, 2016

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Vayak’hel | ויקהל | “He gathered ” | Exodus 35:1-38:20 – Voices (in order): Jason, Tobin, Tara, Sophia – Recorded March 5, 2016

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Pekudei | פקודי | “Counting’s ” | Exodus 38:21-40:38 – Voices (in order) : Jason, Tara, Tobin – Recorded March 11, 2016

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