Weekly Bible Reading for December 20-26 2020: VaYigash (And He Drew Near)

This coming week, December 20-26 (5-11 Tevet), the Bible reading plan covers the following portions.

VaYigash (And He Drew Near)[1]

20 Dec Genesis 44:18-30 2 Samuel 20:1-21:22 Mark 9:30-50 Psalm 39:1-13
21 Dec Genesis 44:31-45:7 2 Samuel 22:1-51 Mark 10:1-16 Psalm 40:1-17
22 Dec Genesis 45:8-18 2 Samuel 23:1-39 Mark 10:17-31 Proverbs 8:1-12
23 Dec Genesis 45:19-27 2 Samuel 24:1-25 Mark 10:32-52 Proverbs 8:13-21
24 Dec Genesis 45:28-46:27 1 Kings 1:1-53 Mark 11:1-26 Proverbs 8:22-31
25 Dec Genesis 46:28-47:10 1 Kings 2:1-46 Mark 11:27-12:17 Proverbs 8:32-36
26 Dec Genesis 47:11-27 Ezekiel 37:15-28 Mark 12:18-44 Psalm 41:1-13

[1] Asara b’Tevet (Fast of the 10th Month) occurs during the daylight hours of December 25. This fast commemorates the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. The customary reading is Exodus 32:11-34:10.

The complete annual Bible reading plan for 2020-21 (Hebrew year 5781) is available at this link:

Author: Albert J. McCarn

I am a lifelong disciple of Jesus (Yeshua) of Nazareth, an avid student of the Bible, a devoted husband and father, a 29-year veteran of the United States Army, and a historian who connects people with their own stories.