Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts.
Proclaim ex 32
"Three times in the year you must make a pilgrim feast to me.
Do not bring any more meaningless offerings; I consider your incense detestable! You observe new moon festivals, Sabbaths, and convocations, but I cannot tolerate sin-stained celebrations!
Look at Zion, the city where we hold religious festivals! You will see Jerusalem, a peaceful settlement, a tent that stays put; its stakes will never be pulled up; none of its ropes will snap in two.
(Dalet) The roads to Zion mourn because no one travels to the festivals. All her city gates are deserted; her priests groan. Her virgins grieve; she is in bitter anguish!
I will put an end to all her celebration: her annual religious festivals, monthly new moon celebrations, and weekly Sabbath festivities -- all her appointed festivals.
Look! A herald is running on the mountains! A messenger is proclaiming deliverance: "Celebrate your sacred festivals, O Judah! Fulfill your sacred vows to praise God! For never again will the wicked Assyrians invade you, they have been completely destroyed."
After this there was a Jewish feast, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you, and for those in Laodicea, and for those who have not met me face to face.
Proclaim ex 32
"Make two trumpets of silver; you are to make them from a single hammered piece. You will use them for assembling the community and for directing the traveling of the camps.
2 Kings 10:20
Then Jehu ordered, "Make arrangements for a celebration for Baal." So they announced it.
2 Chronicles 30:5
So they sent an edict throughout Israel from Beer Sheba to Dan, summoning the people to come and observe a Passover for the Lord God of Israel in Jerusalem, for they had not observed it on a nationwide scale as prescribed in the law.
Sound the ram's horn on the day of the new moon, and on the day of the full moon when our festival begins.
Announce a holy fast; proclaim a sacred assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the temple of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord.
Blow the trumpet in Zion. Announce a holy fast; proclaim a sacred assembly!
The people of Nineveh believed in God, and they declared a fast and put on sackcloth, from the greatest to the least of them.