The Feast of Booths

Deuteronomy 16

13 p "You shall observe the Feast of Tabernacles seven days, when you have gathered from your threshing floor and from your winepress. 14 "And q you shall rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter, your male servant and your female servant and the Levite, the stranger and the fatherless and the widow, who are within your 1 gates. 15 r "Seven days you shall keep a sacred feast to the LORD your God in the place which the LORD chooses, because the LORD your God will bless you in all your produce and in all the work of your hands, so that you surely rejoice.

16 s "Three times a year all your males shall appear before the LORD your God in the place which He chooses: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread, at the Feast of Weeks, and at the Feast of Tabernacles; and t they shall not appear before the LORD empty-handed. 17 "Every man shall give as he is able, u according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.

  1. Cross References
    Exodus 23:16
    And the Feast of Harvest, the firstfruits of your labors which you have sown in the field; and the Feast of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you have gathered in the fruit of your labors from the field.
  2. Cross References
    Nehemiah 8:9
    And Nehemiah, who was the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, "This day is holy to the LORD your God; do not mourn nor weep." For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the Law.
  3. Cross References
    Leviticus 23:39 - 41
    Also on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the fruit of the land, you shall keep the feast of the LORD for seven days; on the first day there shall be a sabbath- rest, and on the eighth day a sabbath- rest.
  4. Cross References
    Exodus 23:14 - 17
    Three times you shall keep a feast to Me in the year:
    Exodus 34:22 - 24
    And you shall observe the Feast of Weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the year's end.
  5. Cross References
    Exodus 23:15
    You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread (you shall eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded you, at the time appointed in the month of Abib, for in it you came out of Egypt; none shall appear before Me empty).
  6. Cross References
    Leviticus 14:30
    And he shall offer one of the turtledoves or young pigeons, such as he can afford -
    Leviticus 14:31
    Such as he is able to afford, the one as a sin offering and the other as a burnt offering, with the grain offering. So the priest shall make atonement for him who is to be cleansed before the LORD.
    Deuteronomy 16:10
    Then you shall keep the Feast of Weeks to the LORD your God with the tribute of a freewill offering from your hand, which you shall give as the LORD your God blesses you.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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