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The Haftarah of Breishit is taken from Yeshayahu, and makes several references to Creation.
However, the real purpose of it is to talk about G-d’s control and power over history.

Linear annotated translation of the Haftarah of Breishit

The Haftarah gives an additional answer to Rashi’s famous question of why the Torah start with the story of Creation: Bearing Witness

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