Chayei Sarah – Torah in Haiku


Tomb of Abraham Machpelah


Isaac’s mother dies …
Isaac’s dad finds him a wife …
Isaac is consoled —

Isaac’s father dies …
Isaac’s brother mourns with him …
Isaac, blessed by God —

Genesis 24:67
Isaac brought [Rebekah] to his mother Sarah’s tent … and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.

Genesis 25:9,11
[Abraham’s] sons Isaac and Ishmael buried him in the cave of Machpelah … It came to pass after the death of Abraham that God blessed his son Isaac.

Photo of Abraham’s Tomb at the Cave of Machpelah via Wikimedia Commons
Ed Nickow | The Torah In Haiku



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