Leviticus 23:23-25

The Festival of Trumpets

23 The LORD said to Moses,
24 “Say to the Israelites: ‘On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of sabbath rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts.
25 Do no regular work, but present a food offering to the LORD.’ ”

Leviticus 23:23-25 Meaning and Commentary


In this chapter an account is given of the several holy days, times, and seasons, appointed by God, under the general names of feasts and holy convocations; and first of the sabbath, Le 23:1-4; then of the passover and feast of unleavened bread, Le 23:5-8; to which is annexed the sheaf of the firstfruits, Le 23:9-14; after that of the feast of weeks or pentecost, Le 23:15-22; and of the feast of trumpets, Le 23:23-25; and of the day of atonement, Le 23:26-32; and of the feast of tabernacles, Le 23:33-44.

Cross References 4

  • 1. ver 27,36; Ezra 3:1
  • 2. Leviticus 25:9; Numbers 10:9,10; Numbers 29:1; Numbers 31:6; 2 Kings 11:14; 2 Chronicles 13:12; Psalms 98:6
  • 3. ver 21
  • 4. S Leviticus 1:9
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