Torah Tidbits

30 July 2014 / 3 Av 5774
Issue 1056
Shabbat Parshat Shoftim
August 08, 2013

Sedra Stats

Shoftim stats

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Sho-f’tim stats
48th of the 54 sedras;
5th of 11 in D’varim
Written on 191.6 lines (rank: 27)
18 Parshiyot; 3 open, 15 closed
97 p’sukim - rank: 36 - 7th in D’varim
(tied with Tzav, but larger)
1523 words - rank: 28 - 7th in D’varim
5590 letters - rank: 31 - 7th in D’varim
Relatively large p’sukim, like most of D’varim but an average-sized sedra

MITZVOT
41 mitzvot - 14 positive, 27 prohibitions;
ranks 6th in mitzvot among the sedras
The top 6 mitzva-sedras contain 55% of the Torah’s mitzvot. (31 other sedras have the other 45%; 17 have none)

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