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The letter Yod י that removed itself from the original name of Seth, שית made his name שת. The letter spread its reach to Jacob who connected it to the ‘Drinking Stone’, אבן השתיה.
“מִידֵי אֲבִיר יַעֲקֹב, מִשָּׁם רֹעֶה אֶבֶן יִשְׂרָאֵל.”
“by the hands of the Mighty One of Jacob, from thence, from the Shepherd, the Stone of Israel,”
The Shepherd is Moses and the stone is the Drinking Stone that is located in the Holy Land of Israel.
This verse explains the importance of the line from Jacob to Moses.
After Seth had a child, it opened a channel of continuation of the right column and because of that the name of God, YHVH, began its revelation process in the lower worlds. The entire force of YHVH was not revealed because the vessel was not completely formed yet.
The name of Seth’s child was Enosh, אנוש. It has the numerical value of 358 (including the kolel) that is the same as Mashiach. It also signifies the connection of the line of Moses’ soul all the way to the Final Redemption.
Up until Jacob, the vessel was only YHV יהו but after Moses, the H ה completed the name to YHVH. Now that the vessel for the light was completed, the Israelites could be redeemed from slavery in Egypt, receive the Torah and complete the correction.
Moses did most of the work for us to create the vessel to reveal Zeir Anpin and the Torah for the world. Moses also received the knowledge of the spiritual system on Mount Sinai through the process of “receiving”, which is the word for Kabbalah. Moses is the aspect of the Sefirah of Da’at (Knwledge). He received the knowledge from God and passed it on to Joshua and the other spiritual leaders. When it came to Rabbi Shimon with his great vessel, it opened a channel and Moses and Elijah could come and reveal the greater light that was given to Moses on Mount Sinai. This knowledge is concealed in the Zohar.
We are soon coming to Lag B’omer, the anniversary day of Rabbi Shimon passing to the upper worlds. This day is considered to be like the holiday of Shavuot that celebrates the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai. When we study the Zohar we are connected to Mount Sinai and God’s revelations to Moses.