The Significance of Yom Teruah - Yom Teruah Events


XI. Yom Teruah Events

Israel will be gathered, and His place of rest will be GLORIOUS!

Yeshayahu (Isaiah) 11:1-16 A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of HaShem will rest on him--the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of HaShem-- And he will delight in the fear of HaShem. He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes, or decide by what he hears with his ears; But with righteousness he will judge the needy, with justice he will give decisions for the poor of the earth. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth; with the breath of his lips he will slay the wicked. Righteousness will be his belt and faithfulness the sash around his waist. The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them. The cow will feed with the bear, their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox. The infant will play near the hole of the cobra, and the young child put his hand into the viper's nest. They will neither harm nor destroy on all my holy mountain, for the earth will be full of the knowledge of HaShem as the waters cover the sea. In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his place of rest will be glorious. In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the remnant that is left of his people from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, from Cush, from Elam, from Babylonia, from Hamath and from the islands of the sea. He will raise a banner for the nations and gather the exiles of Israel; he will assemble the scattered people of Judah from the four quarters of the earth. Ephraim's jealousy will vanish, and Judah's enemies will be cut off; Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah, nor Judah hostile toward Ephraim. They will swoop down on the slopes of Philistia to the west; together they will plunder the people to the east. They will lay hands on Edom and Moab, and the Ammonites will be subject to them. HaShem will dry up the gulf of the Egyptian sea; with a scorching wind he will sweep his hand over the Euphrates River. He will break it up into seven streams so that men can cross over in sandals. There will be a highway for the remnant of his people that is left from Assyria, as there was for Israel when they came up from Egypt.

Ezra 3:1-7 When the seventh month came and the Israelites had settled in their towns, the people assembled as one man in Jerusalem. Then Jeshua son of Jozadak and his fellow priests and Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and his associates began to build the altar of the God of Israel to sacrifice burnt offerings on it, in accordance with what is written in the Law of Moses the man of God. Despite their fear of the peoples around them, they built the altar on its foundation and sacrificed burnt offerings on it to HaShem, both the morning and evening sacrifices. Then in accordance with what is written, they celebrated the Feast of Tabernacles with the required number of burnt offerings prescribed for each day. After that, they presented the regular burnt offerings, the New Moon sacrifices and the sacrifices for all the appointed sacred feasts of HaShem, as well as those brought as freewill offerings to HaShem. On the first day of the seventh month they began to offer burnt offerings to HaShem, though the foundation of HaShem’s temple had not yet been laid. Then they gave money to the masons and carpenters, and gave food and drink and oil to the people of Sidon and Tyre, so that they would bring cedar logs by sea from Lebanon to Joppa, as authorized by Cyrus king of Persia.

Nehemiah 8:1-12 All the people assembled as one man in the square before the Water Gate. They told Ezra the scribe to bring out the Book of the Law of Moses, which HaShem had commanded for Israel. So on the first day of the seventh month Ezra the priest brought the Law before the assembly, which was made up of men and women and all who were able to understand. He read it aloud from daybreak till noon as he faced the square before the Water Gate in the presence of the men, women and others who could understand. And all the people listened attentively to the Book of the Law. Ezra the scribe stood on a high wooden platform built for the occasion. Beside him on his right stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah, Hilkiah and Maaseiah; and on his left were Pedaiah, Mishael, Malkijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah and Meshullam. Ezra opened the book. All the people could see him because he was standing above them; and as he opened it, the people all stood up. Ezra praised HaShem, the great God; and all the people lifted their hands and responded, "Amen! Amen!" Then they bowed down and worshipped HaShem with their faces to the ground. The Levites--Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan and Pelaiah--instructed the people in the Law while the people were standing there. They read from the Book of the Law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that the people could understand what was being read. Then Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who were instructing the people said to them all, "This day is sacred to HaShem your God. Do not mourn or weep." For all the people had been weeping as they listened to the words of the Law. Nehemiah said, "Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of HaShem is your strength." The Levites calmed all the people, saying, "Be still, for this is a sacred day. Do not grieve." Then all the people went away to eat and drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy, because they now understood the words that had been made known to them.


"Rabbi Yehoshua says, the world was created in Nisan. In Nisan the patriarchs were born, and in Nisan the patriarchs died, and Yitzchak was born at Pesach. Sarah, Rachel, and Chana were all granted the ability to conceive on Rosh HaShana; Yosef was freed from prison on Rosh HaShana, and on Rosh HaShana our forefathers were freed from labor in Egypt. We were redeemed from Egypt in Nisan, and we are destined to be redeemed in Nisan."

The halakha follows Rabbi Yehoshua.

Here we see an event that Yeshua participated in:

Luqas (Luke) 7:18-23 And the disciples of John reported to him about all these things. And summoning two of his disciples, John sent them to the Lord, saying, "Are You the Expected One, or do we look for someone else?" And when the men had come to Him, they said, "John the Baptist has sent us to You, saying, 'Are You the Expected One, or do we look for someone else?'" At that very time He cured many {people} of diseases and afflictions and evil spirits; and He granted sight to many {who were} blind. And He answered and said to them, "Go and report to John what you have seen and heard: {the} blind receive sight, {the} lame walk, {the} lepers are cleansed, and {the} deaf hear, {the} dead are raised up, {the} poor have the gospel preached to them. "And blessed is he who keeps from stumbling over Me." And when the messengers of John had left, He began to speak to the multitudes about John, "What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? "But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Behold, those who are splendidly clothed and live in luxury are {found} in royal palaces. "But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and one who is more than a prophet. "This is the one about whom it is written, 'Behold, I send My messenger before Your face, Who will prepare Your way before You.' "I say to you, among those born of women, there is no one greater than John; yet he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."

So, what were the people expecting? A suffering servant? - NO WAY!!! They expected a KING! So, Yeshua's answer is NO, but...you should be expecting me. That is why we should avoid stumbling over the suffering servant.

Tishri (Ethanim) Always has 30 days. Mazal is Maznaim (Scales). Tribe is Dan.
1rst Moon is in Bethulah.
New Moon. Bamidbar (Numbers) 10:8-10
Yom Teruah (Rosh Hashanah).
Vayikra (Leviticus) 23:24
The month of the strong - 1 Kings 8:2
The new year for Kings begins. Mishna: Seder Moed: Tractate Rosh HaShanah: 1:1
The Awesome Days / Yamim Noraim, day 1.
Period of teshuvah / repentance day 30.
Adam and Eve are created, it is the sixth day. Sanhedrin 38b
Cain and Abel are born. Bereshit Rabbah 22

Noah's birthday. 1st day of the 1st month, 1056 AM (ATB, pg.307[39]). Bereshit (Genesis) 8:13 (Seder Olam;Radak)
Noah has dry land. Noah removes the cover of the ark and dispatches the dove. Bereshit (Genesis) 8:5, 8:13 Rashi
HaSatan stands before HaShem to accuse Job. Job 1:6, Targum Jerus
Rebecca and Leah are remembered. (Tanhuma, Vayera)
Sarah conceives Isaac. Yevamot 64b
Rachel conceives Joseph. Bereshit (Genesis) 30:22ff is read (Rosh HaShannah 10b) Yevamot 64
Pharaoh's cup bearer and baker have dreams related to their judgment. Oznaim L'Torah, Rosh Hashanah 10a
Joseph was released from prison. Rosh Hashanah 10b-11a
Pharaoh freed the Israelites from Slavery. Rosh HaShannah 11a
Plague of wild beasts begins (Plague number 4). Shemot (Exodus) 8:24 Zihron Yemot Olam
Moses is up on Mount Sinai, the third time, to get the second set of stone tablets. - day 30. Shemot (Exodus) 34:1
Hannah conceives Samuel. Yevamot 64 1 Samuel 1:2-10
Nabal refuses to feed David's men. Abigail did feed them. 1 Samuel 25:1-35
David is forgiven after sinning with Bathsheba. Shabbat 56a
Elisha prophesied the birth of a son to the Shunamite. 2 Kings 4:16, Zohar, Be-Shallah
Daniel 7:9-14 took place on this day. (seated for judgment) Joseph Good
Daniel sees a vision of judgment. Daniel 7:9-10
Zerubbabel brought the first offering on the new altar in Jerusalem in 538 BCE, Nehemiah 8:2
Daily sacrifice restored by Zerrubbabel. Talmud Zevachim 62a
Ezra begins to reads the law to the people in 444 BCE. Nehemiah 8:2
Revelation 4:1-4 took place on this day (seated for judgment) Joseph Good
Burnt offerings begin before Ezra's foundation. Ezra 3:6
Herod slays the children trying to kill Yeshua. Matityahu (Matthew) 2:13-23 (see the haftorah for the second day.)
John the Baptist wants to know if Yeshua is the "expected" One, after raising widow's son. Luke 7:11-35
Judgment of the righteous Revelation 20:4-6
The resurrection of the righteous. 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17, I Corinthians 15:51-57
Remembrance of the fathers Revelation 21:12-14
Coronation of the King Revelation 11:15-18
"The day of the Lord" begins on this day. Zephaniah 1:14,16
The revelation of Yeshua took place on this day. Revelation 1:9-11
Torah section for the first day is Bereshit (Genesis) 21:1-34, Bamidbar (Numbers) 29:1-6. Haftarah is 1 Samuel 1:1 - 2:10.
Torah section for the second day is Bereshit (Genesis) 22:1-24, Bamidbar (Numbers) 29:1-6. Haftarah is Yiremyahu (Jeremiah) 31:1-19.

2nd
Period of teshuvah / repentance day 31.
The Awesome Days / Yamim Noraim, day 2.
God blesses the seventh day and sanctifies it because He rested from all the work of creating.
Bereshit (Genesis) 2:3, Sanhedrin 38b
Moses is up on Mount Sinai, the third time, to get the second set of stone tablets. - day 31. Shemot (Exodus) 34:1
The letters engraved on law tablets were created at dusk on the eve of the first Shabbat.
Pirkei De-Rabbi Eliezer 19
Ezra celebrates the second day of Yom Teruah by reading the law again. Nehemiah 8:13
For more insight into events of the Torah, see the author’s study on FEASTS.