“אִם-אַחֶרֶת, יִקַּח-לוֹ–שְׁאֵרָהּ כְּסוּתָהּ וְעֹנָתָהּ, לֹא יִגְרָע”
“If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights.”
‘Food, Clothing and conjugal rights’ are three aspects of the soul’s needs. They are three supreme names that is the secret of Binah that provides for all.
The name ‘שְׁאֵרָהּ’ is a concealed light drawn from Binah as direct and returning light. It nourishes everything and is called YHVH with the nikud (vowel) of ELHYM
This name in different permutation is ‘אשר ה’. The ‘ה’ is the first ה of the YHVH name, which is Binah. ‘אשר’ is Asher, the name of the son of Jacob that was blessed with plenty of sustenance.
“מֵאָשֵׁר, שְׁמֵנָה לַחְמוֹ; וְהוּא יִתֵּן, מַעֲדַנֵּי-מֶלֶךְ”
“As for Asher, his food shall be rich, And he will yield royal dainties.”
‘Clothing’ is a special spread that the king spreads on her. This precious clothing is called .
This light protects the soul and stays with her.
Daily Zohar # 2655 – Mishpatim – Light of food and clothing