Leviticus 23:2

Overview - Leviticus 23
The feasts of the Lord.
The sabbath.
The passover.
The sheaf of first-fruits.
15 The feast of Pentecost.
22 Gleanings to be left for the poor.
23 The feast of trumpets.
26 The day of atonement.
33 The feast of tabernacles.
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Leviticus 23:2  (King James Version)
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts.

the feasts
God appointed several festivals among the Jews. The Passover was celebrated on the 14th, or rather 15th day of the first month in the ecclesiastical year, which was the seventh of the civil year, and lasted seven days. The Pentecost was celebrated on the fiftieth day after the passover, in memory of the law's being given to Moses on Mount Sinai, fifty days, or seven weeks after the departure out of Egypt. The word is derived from the Greek word [Pentekoste,] which signifies the fiftieth
The Hebrews call it the feast of weeks, Exodus 34:22 .The feast of trumpets, celebrated on the first day of the civil year, when a trumpet was sounded, to proclaim its commencement, which was in the month {Tisri,} answering to our September, Leviticus 23:24 ,25. The new moons, or first days of every month, were, in some sort, a consequence of the feast of trumpets. God ordained that, by giving him the first-fruits of every month they should acknowledge him as the Lord of all their time, and own his providence, by which all times and seasons are ordered. The feast of expiation or atonement was kept on the 10th day of {Tisri} or September: the Hebrews call it Kippur, i
e., pardon or expiation, because it was instituted for the expiation of their sins. The feast of tents or tabernacles was so called, because the Israelites kept it under green tents or arbours, in memory of their dwelling in their passage through the wilderness. It was celebrated on the 15th day of {Tisri,} and continued eight days: the first and last days are the most solemn. Besides the feasts mentioned by Moses, we find the feast of {lots,} or {Purim,} which was celebrated among the Jews of Shushan on the
14th of {Adar,} which answers to our February. The feast of
the dedication of the temple, or rather, of the restoration of the temple, which had been profaned by Antiochus Epiphanes, which is thought to be the feast mentioned in the gospel John 10:22 ,was celebrated in the winter. {Modim,} properly means
assemblies, convened at an appointed time and place. Leviticus 23:4 Leviticus 23:37 ; Exodus 23:14-17 ; Isaiah 1:13 Isaiah 1:14 ; 33:20 Lamentations 1:4 ; Hosea 2:11 ; Nahum 1:15
John 5:1 ; Colossians 2:1

Exodus 32:5 ; Numbers 10:2 Numbers 10:3 Numbers 10:10 ; 2 Kings 10:20 ; 2 Chronicles 30:5 ; Psalms 81:3 ; Joel 1:14 ; 2:15
Jonah 3:5-9

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