Leviticus 23:8

8 For seven days present a food offering to the LORD. And on the seventh day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.’ ”

Leviticus 23:8 in Other Translations

KJV
8 But ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD seven days: in the seventh day is an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile work therein.
ESV
8 But you shall present a food offering to the LORD for seven days. On the seventh day is a holy convocation; you shall not do any ordinary work."
NLT
8 For seven days you must present special gifts to the LORD . On the seventh day the people must again stop all their ordinary work to observe an official day for holy assembly.”
MSG
8 Offer Fire-Gifts to God for seven days. On the seventh day hold a sacred assembly; don't do any regular work."
CSB
8 You are to present a fire offering to the Lord for seven days. On the seventh day there will be a sacred assembly; you must not do any daily work."

Leviticus 23:8 Meaning and Commentary

Leviticus 23:8

But ye shall offer an offering made by, fire unto the Lord
seven days
A burnt offering was to be offered unto the Lord on everyone of the seven days, which were two young bullocks, one ram, and seven lambs; besides a meat offering, and a goat for a sin offering, ( Numbers 28:19-24 ) ; in the seventh day [is] an holy convocation, ye shall do no servile
work [therein];
as on the first day, that was on account of the Israelites going out of Egypt; and this is said, on account of Pharaoh and his host being drowned on it; (See Gill on Exodus 12:16).

Leviticus 23:8 In-Context

6 On the fifteenth day of that month the LORD’s Festival of Unleavened Bread begins; for seven days you must eat bread made without yeast.
7 On the first day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.
8 For seven days present a food offering to the LORD. And on the seventh day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.’ ”
9 The LORD said to Moses,
10 “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘When you enter the land I am going to give you and you reap its harvest, bring to the priest a sheaf of the first grain you harvest.

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Leviticus 1:9