Torah Tidbits

2 September 2014 / 7 Elul 5774
Issue 1039
Shabbat Parshat Tzav-Hagadol-Shmini
March 21, 2013

Sedra Stats

Tzav Stats

25th of 54 sedras;
2nd of 10 in Vayikra
Written on 169.8 lines in a Torah (38th)
8 Parshiyot, 7 open and 1 closed
97 p’sukim - 36th (3rd in Vayikra)
same as Sho’f'tim, which is a bit larger
Sources say that TZAV has TZAV (96) p’sukim. Our Chumashim have 97. Either one-off is acceptable for Gimatriya purposes, or there was a slightly different p’sukim-breakdown way back.
1353 words - 38th (3rd in Vayikra)
5096 letters - 38th (3rd in Vayikra)

MITZVOT
18 mitzvot; 9 positive and 9 prohibitions

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