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11. "a bed, and a table, and a chair, and a lamp"

The section opens with the verse, "Behold now, I perceive that this is a holy man of Elohim, who passes us by continually. Let us make a little upper chamber'" Employing the lyrical language of metaphor, this is a reference to the upper world, Zeir Anpin, who...
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12. "Sh'ma Yisrael" and "˜Blessed be the Name'

When the children of Yisrael are declaring the union of the secret of Sh'ma Yisrael, we learn, one light emerges from concealment in the upper world. This light is then battered into a 'hard spark', which itself is finally divided into seventy lights. These are...
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13. "That they bring Me an offering"

Frequently in the Zohar, the Rabbis seem to be reinterpreting one verse, "That they bring Me an offering," Again, Rabbi Hamnuna Saba (the elder) opens the discussion on this topic, speaking of the union of Zeir Anpin with Malchut, and of their mutual agreement to offer...
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14. Just as they (Kegavna)

This section deals with the secret of Shabbat. Malchut is called 'Shabbat' when she is united in the secret of one, so that Zeir Anpin should dwell upon her. Then the Holy Throne of Glory is united. We are reminded again of how, when the Shabbat enters, she unites and...
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15. "˜Bless the blessed Hashem'

Blessings from the source of life, The Creator, flow to Malchut, filling and watering her forever and ever. Therefore it is incumbent upon the entire nation to make the blessing at the commencement of the Shabbat, for when they begin to bless, a voice goes through all...
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16. "The heavens declare the glory of El"

This reading links the joy of the day of Shabbat with the source of the heavenly illumination and the supernal Book. It begins by quoting, "The heavens declare the glory of El; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork." Rabbi Hamnuna Saba (the elder) explains that "...
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17. "Rejoice in Hashem, you righteous"

The scholars decreed that praises on Shabbat should start with the psalms of David, which rise to illuminate and bless the heavens and the river that comes out of Eden. All is performed as it should be performed, though, and on this day even the sun illuminates properly...
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18. "Of David, when he changed his demeanor"

This verse explains that the phrase refers to the moon, that is separated on this day from the Other Side, and joins with the sun. It contains the 22 letters that the sun brings into the moon.
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19. "A prayer of Moses"

When we read "A prayer of Moses, the man of the Elohim," we are to understand that this refers to the union of Malchut and Zeir Anpin, the Lower realm with the Upper. In that joining of a wife to her husband there is the spreading of the right and left hands, Chesed...
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20. "Sing to Hashem a new song"

"Sing to The Creator a new song; for He has done marvelous things." It is said that the milk cows transporting the ark rose to recite this praise. And in the higher realm the living creatures that carry the throne to raise it above also recite this praise. We read that...
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