Vayetze – Two Wives and Two Worlds

Jacob’s Ladder

Leah is Binah בִּינָה and Rachel is Malchut מַלְכוּת, one is above and the other is below. Jacob is Tiferet תִּפְאֶרֶת the one in the middle connecting the two. The two wives are the two rungs of Jacob’s ladder by which Jacob ascends from Rachel to Leah and becomes Israel to the level of Chachmah חָכְמָה.

The gematria of Leach לֵאָה and Rachel רָחֵל is 274, which is exactly the spelled out of ladder in gematria, as follows:

Ladder סֻלָּם  
Spelled out סמך למד מם 274

The gematria of “Leah the elder and Rachel the younger” is 496, which is the same gematria of Malchut מַלְכוּת, the bottom rung, and the small number (without 0) for the same phrase is 73, the gematria of Chachmah חָכְמָה, the exalted state of Israel that precedes Binah the top rung.

Leah the elder and Rachel the younger לֵאָה הַגְּדֹלָה וְרָחֵל הַקְּטַנָּה 496
Small number (without 0) 3+1+5+5+3+4+3+5+6+2+8+3+5+1+9+5+5 73

For the gematria of Israel יִשְׂרָאֵל is the same of Binah and Daat which is 541, meaning Israel contains Binah (Leah) and her six sons (Daat):

Binah בִּינָה 67
Daat דַּעַת 474

By adding the names of the two handmaids, the ladder has the exact gematria of the “crown” כֶּתֶר, the top rung, which is 620, as follows:

Leah לֵאָה 36
Zilpah זִלְפָּה 122
Bilhah בִּלְהָה 42
Rachel רָחֵל 238
Jacob יַעֲקֹב 182

The secret of the ladder is the “Ten Sefirot” עֶשֶׂר סְפִירוֹת, the gematria is 1326, and the average number of the two words is: 1326 / 2 = 663, which is the gematria of the “two trees from the garden” שְׁנֵי עֵצִים מִגַּן, i.e. the tree of life and tree of knowledge.

The gematria of “and the angels of God ascending and descending” is 613, alluding to the 613 commandments of Torah.

And the angels of God ascending and descending וּמַלְאֲכֵי אֱלֹהִים עֹלִים וְיֹרְדִים 613

The secret of the ladder is revealed as Mashiach himself, as it is written:

…and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man (John 1:51)

The gematria of “ladder is Yeshua Son of Man” is exactly 613, who is the embodiment of Torah:

Ladder is Yeshua Son of Man סֻלָּם יֵשׁוּעַ בֶּן-אָדָם 613

And the gematria of “ladder” and “tree of life” is 358, the same gematria of Mashiach מָּשִׁיחַ, as follows:

Tree of life עֵץ חַיִּים 228
Ladder סֻלָּם 130

The “atbash” of “The Sefirot” is exactly the gematria of “Tree of Life” עֵץ חַיִּים which is 228, as follows:

The Sefirot הַסְפִירוֹת 761
Atbash צחומגפ”א 228

Where 761 is the gematria of “likeness as the appearance of a man” דְּמוּת כְּמַרְאֵה אָדָם (Ezekiel 1:26), which is likeness of the Sefirot.

The Name YHVH

Jacob and his two wives correspond to the name of YHVH as follows:

Yud (Chachmah – Father) Israel יִשְׂרָאֵל 541
Hey (Binah – Mother) Leah לֵאָה 36
Vav (Tiferet – Son) Jacob יַעֲקֹב 182
Hey (Malchut – Bride) Rachel רָחֵל 238

For this reason Jacob the son loves Rachel the bride, but Israel the father was buried together with Leach the mother. 997 is the 169th prime number, which is exactly the “ordinal number” of the same four names, as follows:

      Ordinal number Atbash
Yud Israel יִשְׂרָאֵל 64 465
Hey Leah לֵאָה 18 510
Vav Jacob יַעֲקֹב 47 351
Hey Rachel רָחֵל 40 83
  169 1409

169 is 13 squared and 13 is the gematria of “love” אַהֲבָה and “one” אֶחָד.

Astonishingly, the “atbash” of the four names in gematria is 1409, which is exactly the same gematria of the seven fathers corresponding to the seven Sefiort, as follows:

Chesed – kindness Abraham אַבְרָהָם 248
Gevurah – might Isaac יִצְחָק 208
Tiferet – beauty Jacob יַעֲקֹב 182
Netzach – victory Moses מֹשֶׁה 345
Hod – praise Aaron אַהֲרֹן 256
Yesod – foundation Joseph יוֹסֵף 156
Malchult – kingdom David דָּוִד 14

Two Worlds

The field is the parable of this world, and the house (tent) is the parable of the next world, the court is the intermediary from the field into the house.

Jacob dwells in house (tent) which is of the next world, Esau is man of the field corresponding to this world, and Shabbat is the intermediary from this world to the next word.

The gematria:

This world עוֹלָם הַזֶּה 163
Shabbat שָׁבַת 702
Next world עוֹלָם הַבָּא 154

1019 is exactly the gematria of “field”, “court”, and “house”, as follows:

Field שְׂדֵה 309
Court חֲצַר 298
House בַּיִת 412

The next world is concealed, and Leah is of the tent, for the three letters of Leah לֵאָה can permute to spell “tent” אֹהֶל; this world is revealed, and Rachel is of the field, for she tends her father’s sheep in the field (Gen 29:9).

Isaac loves Esau who is of the field, and Jacob loves Rachel who is also of the field, for opposites attract.

Esau is of the field, i.e. this world; Jacob is of the tent, i.e. next world. Jacob obtained the blessings of Esau which is the blessings of this world, for which he was forced into exile, corresponding to the field.

Field corresponds to exile, and house corresponds to redemption.

Esau came from the field, alluding to the start of exile, i.e. this world; Jacob came from the field, alluding to the end of exile, the coming of redemption, i.e. the next world:

…and Esau came from the field…(Gen 25:29) וַיָּבֹא עֵשָׂו מִן-הַשָּׂדֶה 799
And Jacob came from the field…(Gen 30:16) וַיָּבֹא יַעֲקֹב מִן-הַשָּׂדֶה 605

The gematria for the two verses is 1404 and the average number is: 1404 / 2 = 702, which is the gematria of Shabbat שָׁבַת, the intermediary that connects this world (field) and the next world (house).

Upon Esau coming back from the field, Jacob traded his lentil soup with the birthright of Esau; upon Jacob coming back from the field, Rachel traded her conjugal right with the mandrakes of Leah.

Esau symbolizes exile, the gematria of exile is 439, which is the same gematria of “Esau is Edom”, corresponding to the revealed world, which is of this world, as follows:

Esau is Edom עֵשָׂו הוּא אֱדוֹם 439
Exile (galut) גָּלוּת 439

Rachel represents the final redemption, and she died immediately in giving birth to Benjamin, upon Jacob’s entry to the Land of Israel.

and she was buried in the way to Ephrath (Gen 35:19) וַתִּקָּבֵר בְּדֶרֶךְ אֶפְרָתָה 1620

1620 = 162 x 10, where 162 is the gematria of Benjamin בִּנְיָמִין.

Benjamin is also spelled as בִּנְיָמִן, and the gematria of Benjamin and Rachel is 390, which is exactly 10 times the gematria of redemption גְּאֻלָּה:

Rachel רָחֵל 238
Benjamin בִּנְיָמִן 152

The original plan was for Esau to marry Leah, and Jacob to marry Rachel, the gematria of the two couples is 832, the same gematria of “Land of Israel” אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל, as follows:

Esau עֵשָׂו 376
Leah לֵאָה 36
Jacob יַעֲקֹב 182
Rachel רָחֵל 238

Esau lost his birthright, as well as his soul-mate, and Jacob took both Leah and Rachel and built the House of Jacob, the gematria is also 832, as follows:

House of Jacob בֵית יַעֲקֹב 594
Rachel רָחֵל 238

832 is the “mirror image” of 238 which is the gematria of Rachel רָחֵל, the beloved wife, the final redemption.

רָחֵל, מְבַכָּה עַל-בָּנֶיהָ בָּנֶיהָ; מֵאֲנָה לְהִנָּחֵם עַל-בָּנֶיהָ, כִּי אֵינֶנּוּ. Rachel weeping for her children; she refuseth to be comforted for her children, because they are not. (Jeremiah 31:15)

The gematria of this verse is 1082, which is also the gematria of the two burial places of the two wives:

Machpelah (Leah) מַּכְפֵּלָה 175
In the way to Ephrath (Rachel) בְּדֶרֶךְ אֶפְרָת 907

Leah was buried with Jacob in the cave of Machpelah, corresponding to the concealed world; Rachel was buried in the way to Ephrath, corresponding to the revealed world.

The average number of the two burial places is: 1082 / 2 = 541, which is exactly the gematria of Israel יִשְׂרָאֵל, the new man that has the two wives and two worlds.

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