Introduction

\\INTRODUCTION TO DEUTERONOMY 16\\

This chapter treats of the three grand yearly festivals, of the feast
of passover, when, where, and what was to be sacrificed, how to be
dressed, and in what manner to be eaten, \\#De 16:1-8\\, of the feast
of pentecost, when to begin it, where and how it was to be observed,
\\#De 16:9-12\\, and of the feast of tabernacles, when, where, and how
long it was to be kept, \\#De 16:13-15\\, which three times in the year
all the males were to appear before the Lord, and not empty,
\\#De 16:16,17\\, an order is given for the appointment of judges in the
land, to execute judgment, \\#De 16:18-20\\, and the chapter is closed
with a caution against planting groves, and setting up images,
\\#De 16:21,22\\.