Now the feast of the Jews, the Feast of Booths, was near.
Then it will come about that any who are left of all the nations that went against Jerusalem will go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to celebrate the Feast of Booths.
"Also you shall observe the Feast of the Harvest of the first fruits of your labors from what you sow in the field; also the Feast of the Ingathering at the end of the year when you gather in the fruit of your labors from the field.
'Then on the fifteenth day of the seventh month you shall have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work, and you shall observe a feast to the LORD for seven days.
"You shall celebrate the Feast of Booths seven days after you have gathered in from your threshing floor and your wine vat;
"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'On the fifteenth of this seventh month is the Feast of Booths for seven days to the LORD.
All the men of Israel assembled themselves to King Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
So Solomon observed the feast at that time, and all Israel with him, a great assembly from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God, for seven days and seven more days, even fourteen days.
On the eighth day they held a solemn assembly, for the dedication of the altar they observed seven days and the feast seven days.
They celebrated the Feast of Booths, as it is written, and offered the fixed number of burnt offerings daily, according to the ordinance, as each day required;
They found written in the law how the LORD had commanded through Moses that the sons of Israel should live in booths during the feast of the seventh month.