And rejoice1 before the LORD your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name2--you, your sons and daughters, your menservants and maidservants, the Levites3 in your towns, and the aliens,4 the fatherless and the widows living among you.512
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt,6 and follow carefully these decrees.
Celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles for seven days after you have gathered the produce of your threshing floor7 and your winepress.814
Be joyful9 at your Feast--you, your sons and daughters, your menservants and maidservants, and the Levites, the aliens, the fatherless and the widows who live in your towns.
For seven days celebrate the Feast to the LORD your God at the place the LORD will choose. For the LORD your God will bless you in all your harvest and in all the work of your hands, and your joy10 will be complete.
Three times a year all your men must appear11 before the LORD your God at the place he will choose: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread,12 the Feast of Weeks and the Feast of Tabernacles.13 No man should appear before the LORD empty-handed:14