and after you hear what they are saying, you will have the courage to attack the camp.” So with his servant Purah he went down to the outposts of the camp.
The seventh portion of the book of B’resheet/Genesis is Vayetzei, which means “He Went Out”
Torah Portion: Genesis 28:10-32:3
Haftorah: Hosea 12:13-14:10
Apostolic Writings: John 1:44-51
In front of everyone the man got up, picked up his stretcher at once and left. They were all utterly amazed and praised God, saying, “We have never seen anything like this!”
The LORD turned to him and said, “Go in this strength of yours and save Isra’el from the hands of Midyan. Haven’t I sent you?”
Mark 1: 41-42
Moved with pity, Yeshua reached out his hand, touched him and said to him, “I am willing! Be cleansed!” Instantly the tzara‘at left him, and he was cleansed.
“‘Curse Meroz!’ said the angel of The LORD , ‘Curse the people living there with a bitter punishment for not coming to help The LORD, to help The LORD against the mighty warriors.’
When they saw him, they prostrated themselves before him; but some hesitated.
Barak answered her: “If you go with me, I’ll go; but if you won’t go with me, I won’t go.”
All the people answered, “His blood is on us and on our children!”
Thus the people of Isra’el did what was evil from The LORD’s perspective, forgot The LORD their G-d, and served the ba‘alim and asherim.