Exodus 23:17

17 “Three times a year all the men are to appear before the Sovereign LORD.

Read Exodus 23:17 Using Other Translations

Three times in the year all thy males shall appear before the Lord GOD.
Three times in the year shall all your males appear before the Lord GOD.
At these three times each year, every man in Israel must appear before the Sovereign, the LORD .

What does Exodus 23:17 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Exodus 23:17

Three times in the year all thy males shall appear before the
Lord thy God.
] In the city of Jerusalem, when they were come into the land of Canaan, and the temple was there built: here they were to show themselves before the Lord as being his, and devoted to his service; concerning which the Misnic doctors have the following canon F3,

``all are bound to appear except a man deaf and dumb, a fool, a little one, one of neither sex, or of both sexes, women, servants not free, the lame, the blind, the sick, an old man, and he that cannot go on his feet.''


FOOTNOTES:

F3 Misn. Chagigah, c. 1. sect. 1.
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