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The time span of each of the 5 books of the Torah

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Rabbi Ari Shvat

Adar II 22, 5782
Question
What is the time span of each of the 5 books of the Torah?
Answer
The years spanned in the 5 Chumashim ("Books"), especially the last 4, obviously overlap. In addition, the Torah is not written chronologically, so it's not always clear. Also, note that the events of Sefer Devarim span the 40 years of the desert, but were said in about 37 days. Nevertheless, to give you some idea, the time covered approximately in each book is as follows: Breishit 2,309 years; Shmot 211; Vayikra 1 yr.; Bamidbar- 39 years; Devarim- 37 days (the events of Sefer Devarim span the 40 years of the desert, but were said in about 37 days). Rav Ari Shvat (Chwat)
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