Deuteronomy 16:9-12 NIV

Feast of Weeks

16:9-12pp -- Lev 23:15-22; Nu 28:26-31

9 Count off seven weeks1 from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing grain.2

References for Deuteronomy 16:9

10 Then celebrate the Feast of Weeks to the LORD your God by giving a freewill offering in proportion to the blessings the LORD your God has given you.
11 And rejoice3 before the LORD your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name4--you, your sons and daughters, your menservants and maidservants, the Levites5 in your towns, and the aliens,6 the fatherless and the widows living among you.7

References for Deuteronomy 16:11

12 Remember that you were slaves in Egypt,8 and follow carefully these decrees.

References for Deuteronomy 16:12