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Leviticus 23

GNT 1 The Lord gave Moses NIV 1 The LORD said to Moses, GNT 2 the following regulations for the religious festivals, when the people of Israel are to gather for worship. NIV 2 "Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'These are my appointed feasts, the appointed feasts of the LORD, which you are to proclaim as sacred assemblies. GNT 3 You have six days in which to do your work, but remember that the seventh day, the Sabbath, is a day of rest. On that day do not work, but gather for worship. The Sabbath belongs to the Lord, no matter where you live. NIV 3 " 'There are six days when you may work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, a day of sacred assembly. You are not to do any work; wherever you live, it is a Sabbath to the LORD. GNT 4 Proclaim the following festivals at the appointed times NIV 4 " 'These are the LORD's appointed feasts, the sacred assemblies you are to proclaim at their appointed times:#cr GNT 5 The Passover, celebrated to honor the Lord, begins at sunset on the fourteenth day of the first month. NIV 5 The LORD's Passover begins at twilight on the fourteenth day of the first month. GNT 6 On the fifteenth day the Festival of Unleavened Bread begins, and for seven days you must not eat any bread made with yeast. NIV 6 On the fifteenth day of that month the LORD's Feast of Unleavened Bread begins; for seven days you must eat bread made without yeast. GNT 7 On the first of these days you shall gather for worship and do none of your daily work. NIV 7 On the first day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work. GNT 8 Offer your food offerings to the Lord for seven days. On the seventh day you shall again gather for worship, but you shall do none of your daily work. NIV 8 For seven days present an offering made to the LORD by fire. And on the seventh day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.' " GNT 9 When you come into the land that the Lord is giving you and you harvest your grain, take the first sheaf to the priest. NIV 9 The LORD said to Moses, GNT 11 He shall present it as a special offering to the Lord, so that you may be accepted. The priest shall present it the day after the Sabbath. NIV 11 He is to wave the sheaf before the LORD so it will be accepted on your behalf; the priest is to wave it on the day after the Sabbath. GNT 12 On the day you present the offering of grain, also sacrifice as a burnt offering a one-year-old male lamb that has no defects. NIV 12 On the day you wave the sheaf, you must sacrifice as a burnt offering to the LORD a lamb a year old without defect, GNT 13 With it you shall present four pounds of flour mixed with olive oil as a food offering. The odor of this offering is pleasing to the Lord. You shall also present with it an offering of one quart of wine. NIV 13 together with its grain offering of two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil--an offering made to the LORD by fire, a pleasing aroma--and its drink offering of a quarter of a hin of wine. GNT 14 Do not eat any of the new grain, whether raw, roasted, or baked into bread, until you have brought this offering to God. This regulation is to be observed by all your descendants for all time to come NIV 14 You must not eat any bread, or roasted or new grain, until the very day you bring this offering to your God. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live. GNT 15 Count seven full weeks from the day after the Sabbath on which you bring your sheaf of grain to present to the Lord. NIV 15 " 'From the day after the Sabbath, the day you brought the sheaf of the wave offering, count off seven full weeks. GNT 16 On the fiftieth day, the day after the seventh Sabbath, present to the Lord another new offering of grain. NIV 16 Count off fifty days up to the day after the seventh Sabbath, and then present an offering of new grain to the LORD. GNT 17 Each family is to bring two loaves of bread and present them to the Lord as a special gift. Each loaf shall be made of four pounds of flour baked with yeast and shall be presented to the Lord as an offering of the first grain to be harvested. NIV 17 From wherever you live, bring two loaves made of two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour, baked with yeast, as a wave offering of firstfruits to the LORD. GNT 18 And with the bread the community is to present seven one-year-old lambs, one bull, and two rams, none of which may have any defects. They shall be offered as a burnt offering to the Lord, along with a grain offering and a wine offering. The odor of this offering is pleasing to the Lord. NIV 18 Present with this bread seven male lambs, each a year old and without defect, one young bull and two rams. They will be a burnt offering to the LORD, together with their grain offerings and drink offerings--an offering made by fire, an aroma pleasing to the LORD. GNT 19 Also offer one male goat as a sin offering and two one-year-old male lambs as a fellowship offering NIV 19 Then sacrifice one male goat for a sin offering and two lambs, each a year old, for a fellowship offering.#fn GNT 20 The priest shall present the bread with the two lambs as a special gift to the Lord for the priests. These offerings are holy. NIV 20 The priest is to wave the two lambs before the LORD as a wave offering, together with the bread of the firstfruits. They are a sacred offering to the LORD for the priest. GNT 21 On that day do none of your daily work, but gather for worship. Your descendants are to observe this regulation for all time to come, no matter where they live NIV 21 On that same day you are to proclaim a sacred assembly and do no regular work. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live GNT 22 When you harvest your fields, do not cut the grain at the edges of the fields, and do not go back to cut the heads of grain that were left; leave them for poor people and foreigners. The Lord is your God. NIV 22 " 'When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the very edges of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. Leave them for the poor and the alien. I am the LORD your God.' " GNT 23 On the first day of the seventh month observe a special day of rest, and come together for worship when the trumpets sound. NIV 23 The LORD said to Moses, GNT 25 Present a food offering to the Lord and do none of your daily work. NIV 25 Do no regular work, but present an offering made to the LORD by fire.' " GNT 26 The tenth day of the seventh month is the day when the annual ritual is to be performed to take away the sins of the people. On that day do not eat anything at all; come together for worship, and present a food offering to the Lord. NIV 26 The LORD said to Moses, GNT 28 Do no work on that day, because it is the day for performing the ritual to take away sin. NIV 28 Do no work on that day, because it is the Day of Atonement, when atonement is made for you before the LORD your God. GNT 29 Any who eat anything on that day will no longer be considered God's people. NIV 29 Anyone who does not deny himself on that day must be cut off from his people. GNT 30 And if any do any work on that day, the Lord himself will put them to death. NIV 30 I will destroy from among his people anyone who does any work on that day. GNT 31 This regulation applies to all your descendants, no matter where they live. NIV 31 You shall do no work at all. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come, wherever you live. GNT 32 From sunset on the ninth day of the month to sunset on the tenth observe this day as a special day of rest, during which nothing may be eaten. NIV 32 It is a sabbath of rest for you, and you must deny yourselves. From the evening of the ninth day of the month until the following evening you are to observe your sabbath." GNT 33 The Festival of Shelters begins on the fifteenth day of the seventh month and continues for seven days. NIV 33 The LORD said to Moses, GNT 35 On the first of these days come together for worship and do none of your daily work. NIV 35 The first day is a sacred assembly; do no regular work. GNT 36 Each day for seven days you shall present a food offering. On the eighth day come together again for worship and present a food offering. It is a day for worship, and you shall do no work NIV 36 For seven days present offerings made to the LORD by fire, and on the eighth day hold a sacred assembly and present an offering made to the LORD by fire. It is the closing assembly; do no regular work GNT 37 (These are the religious festivals on which you honor the Lord by gathering together for worship and presenting food offerings, burnt offerings, grain offerings, sacrifices, and wine offerings, as required day by day. NIV 37 (" 'These are the LORD's appointed feasts, which you are to proclaim as sacred assemblies for bringing offerings made to the LORD by fire--the burnt offerings and grain offerings, sacrifices and drink offerings required for each day. GNT 38 These festivals are in addition to the regular Sabbaths, and these offerings are in addition to your regular gifts, your offerings as fulfillment of vows, and your freewill offerings that you give to the Lord. NIV 38 These offerings are in addition to those for the LORD's Sabbaths and in addition to your gifts and whatever you have vowed and all the freewill offerings you give to the LORD. GNT 39 When you have harvested your fields, celebrate this festival for seven days, beginning on the fifteenth day of the seventh month. The first day shall be a special day of rest. NIV 39 " 'So beginning with the fifteenth day of the seventh month, after you have gathered the crops of the land, celebrate the festival to the LORD for seven days; the first day is a day of rest, and the eighth day also is a day of rest. GNT 40 On that day take some of the best fruit from your trees, take palm branches and limbs from leafy trees, and begin a religious festival to honor the Lord your God. NIV 40 On the first day you are to take choice fruit from the trees, and palm fronds, leafy branches and poplars, and rejoice before the LORD your God for seven days. GNT 41 Celebrate it for seven days. This regulation is to be kept by your descendants for all time to come. NIV 41 Celebrate this as a festival to the LORD for seven days each year. This is to be a lasting ordinance for the generations to come; celebrate it in the seventh month. GNT 42 All the people of Israel shall live in shelters for seven days, NIV 42 Live in booths for seven days: All native-born Israelites are to live in booths GNT 43 so that your descendants may know that the Lord made the people of Israel live in simple shelters when he led them out of Egypt. He is the Lord your God. NIV 43 so your descendants will know that I had the Israelites live in booths when I brought them out of Egypt. I am the LORD your God.' " GNT 44 So in this way Moses gave the people of Israel the regulations for observing the religious festivals to honor the Lord. NIV 44 So Moses announced to the Israelites the appointed feasts of the LORD.