Lech Lecha: Chapter 19
"And he went on his journeys"

Abraham the Patriarch attained the highest level of wisdom that a man can achieve. The spiritual process that he endured to acquire this great wisdom is recounted in the following section.


According to the Zohar, the wisdom of Kabbalah is not merely information and knowledge that one acquires as an external asset. On the contrary, Kabbalistic wisdom is the very substance of Light, the essence and core of that which it describes. To acquire spiritual wisdom, therefore, is toinfuse oneself with spiritual energy. This great Light nurtures and fills our soul through the wisdom and words of this profound portion.