Numbers 28:18

18 On the first day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.

Numbers 28:18 in Other Translations

KJV
18 In the first day shall be an holy convocation; ye shall do no manner of servile work therein:
ESV
18 On the first day there shall be a holy convocation. You shall not do any ordinary work,
NLT
18 The first day of the festival will be an official day for holy assembly, and no ordinary work may be done on that day.
MSG
18 Begin the first day in holy worship; don't do any regular work that day.
CSB
18 On the first day there is to be a sacred assembly; you are not to do any daily work.

Numbers 28:18 Meaning and Commentary

Numbers 28:18

In the first day shall be an holy convocation
The first of the seven days, which was kept in a very religious manner:

ye shall do no manner of servile work therein;
except by preparing food to eat; see ( Exodus 12:16 ) .

Numbers 28:18 In-Context

16 “ ‘On the fourteenth day of the first month the LORD’s Passover is to be held.
17 On the fifteenth day of this month there is to be a festival; for seven days eat bread made without yeast.
18 On the first day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.
19 Present to the LORD a food offering consisting of a burnt offering of two young bulls, one ram and seven male lambs a year old, all without defect.
20 With each bull offer a grain offering of three-tenths of an ephah of the finest flour mixed with oil; with the ram, two-tenths;

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Exodus 12:16; Leviticus 23:7