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Deuteronomy 16:11 NLT

11 This is a time to celebrate before the LORD your God at the designated place of worship he will choose for his name to be honored. Celebrate with your sons and daughters, your male and female servants, the Levites from your towns, and the foreigners, orphans, and widows who live among you.

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  • a 16:1 - Hebrew Observe the month of Abib, and keep the Passover unto the your God. Abib, the first month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar, usually occurs within the months of March and April.
  • b 16:10 - Hebrew Festival of Weeks; also in 16:16 . This was later called the Festival of Pentecost (see Acts 2:1 ). It is celebrated today as Shavuot (or Shabuoth).
  • c 16:13 - Or Festival of Booths, or Festival of Tabernacles; also in 16:16 . This was earlier called the Festival of the Final Harvest or Festival of Ingathering (see Exod 23:16b ). It is celebrated today as Sukkot (or Succoth).