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29 Bible Verses about Commemoration

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2 Chronicles 35:25-27

And Jeremiah uttered a lament for Josiah, and all the male and female singers have spoken in their laments about Josiah to this day. And they made them a requirement in Israel, and behold, they are written in the laments. Now the remainder of the words of Josiah and his loyal love [for] what is written in the law of Yahweh and his words, [from] the first [to] the last, behold, they are written in the scroll of the kings of Israel and Judah.

Judges 11:28-40

But the king of the {Ammonites} did not listen to the message that Jephthah sent to him. And the Spirit of Yahweh came upon Jephthah, and he passed through Gilead and Manasseh. He passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from Mizpah of Gilead he passed through [to] the {Ammonites}. And Jephthah made a vow to Yahweh, and he said, "If indeed you will give the {Ammonites} into my hand,read more.
whatever comes out from the doors of my house to meet me when I return safely from the {Ammonites} will be Yahweh's, and I will offer it [as] a burnt offering." And Jephthah crossed [over] to the {Ammonites} to make war against them; and Yahweh gave them into his hand. And he defeated them [with] a very great blow, from Aroer as far as Minnith, twenty towns, up to Abel Keramim. And the {Ammonites} were subdued before the {Israelites}. Jephthah came to Mizpah, to his house, and behold his daughter came out to meet him with tambourines and dancing. She [was] his only child; he did not have a son or daughter except her. And the moment he saw her, he tore his clothes and said, "Ah! My daughter, you have caused me to bow down, and you have become my trouble. {I made an oath} to Yahweh, and I cannot take [it] back." She said to him, "My father, {you made an oath} to Yahweh. Do to me according to what has gone out from your mouth, since Yahweh gave vengeance to you against your enemies, the {Ammonites}." And she said to her father, "Let this thing be done for me: grant me two months so that I may go wander on the mountains and lament over my virginity, I and my companions. And he said, "Go." He sent her away [for] two months, and she went with her friends, and she lamented over her virginity on the mountains. At the end of the two months she returned to her father, and he did to her [according to] his vow; and {she did not sleep with a man}. And it became an annual custom in Israel for the daughters of Israel to go and lament the daughter of Jephthah the Gileadite for forty days of the year.

1 Kings 11:41

Now the rest of the acts of Solomon and all that he did and his wisdom; [are] they not written on the scroll of the acts of Solomon?

2 Chronicles 9:29

As for the remainder of the words of Solomon [from] the first to the last, are they not written in the chronicles of Nathan the prophet and in the prophecy of Ahijah the Shilonite, and in the visions of Iddo the seer, concerning Jeroboam the son of Nebat?

Luke 22:19

And he took bread, [and] [after] giving thanks, he broke [it] and gave [it] to them, saying, "This is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

1 Corinthians 11:23-26

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night in which he was betrayed, took bread, and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [it] and said, "This is my body which [is] for you. Do this in remembrance of me." Likewise also the cup, after they had eaten, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink [it], in remembrance of me."read more.
For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.

Genesis 35:1

And God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there, and make an altar to the God who appeared to you when you fled from before Esau your brother."

Joshua 4:19-24

And the people came up from the Jordan on the tenth [day] of the first month, and they camped in Gilgal on the eastern edge of Jericho. And those twelve stones that they took from the Jordan, Joshua set up in Gilgal. And he said to the {Israelites}, "When your children ask in the future {their parents}, '{What is the meaning of these stones}?'read more.
you will let your children know [by] saying, 'Israel crossed this Jordan on dry ground.' For Yahweh your God dried up the waters of the Jordan before you, until you had crossed, just as Yahweh your God did to the {Red Sea}, which he dried up before us until we had crossed over, so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the hand of Yahweh [is] strong, so that you may fear Yahweh your God {forever}."

Judges 6:24

And Gideon built there an altar to Yahweh, and he called it "Yahweh [is] peace." To this day it is still in Ophrah [of the] Abiezrites.

2 Samuel 24:18

Then Gad came to David on that same day and said to him, "Go up and erect an altar to Yahweh at the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite."

Exodus 20:8-11

"Remember the day of the Sabbath, to consecrate it. Six days you will work, and you will do all your work. But the seventh day [is] a Sabbath for Yahweh your God; you will not do any work--you or your son or your daughter, your male slave or your female slave, or your animal, or your alien who [is] in your gates--read more.
because [in] six days Yahweh made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that [is] in them, and on the seventh day he rested. Therefore Yahweh blessed the seventh day and consecrated it.

Deuteronomy 5:12-15

'Observe the {Sabbath day} to make it holy, [just] as Yahweh your God has commanded you. Six days you shall work, and you shall do all [of] your work, but the seventh day [is] Sabbath unto Yahweh your God; you shall not do any work, or your son, or your daughter, or your slave, or your slave woman, or your ox, or your donkey, or any of your domestic animals, or your [resident] alien who [is] in your {towns}, so that your slave and your slave woman may rest as you [rest].read more.
And you shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and Yahweh your God brought you out with a strong hand and with an outstretched arm; therefore, Yahweh your God commanded you to keep {the Sabbath}.

Exodus 31:12-17

And Yahweh spoke to Moses [and] said, "And you, speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'Surely you must keep my Sabbaths, because it [is] a sign between me and you throughout your generations, [in order] to know that I [am] Yahweh, who consecrates you. And you must keep the Sabbath, because it is holy for you; defilers of it will surely be put to death, because anyone who does work on it--that person will be cut off from among his people.read more.
[On] six days work can be done, and on the seventh {is a Sabbath of complete rest}, {a holy day} for Yahweh; anyone doing work on the Sabbath day will surely be put to death. The {Israelites} will pay attention to the Sabbath [in order] to fulfill the Sabbath throughout their generations [as] a lasting covenant. It [is] a sign between me and the {Israelites} forever, because [in] six days Yahweh made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh he ceased and recovered."

Exodus 12:14-17

"And this day will become a memorial for you, and you will celebrate it as a religious feast for Yahweh throughout your generations; you will celebrate it as a lasting statute. You will eat unleavened bread for seven days. Surely on the first day you shall remove yeast from your houses, because anyone [who] eats [food with] yeast from the first day until the seventh day--that person will be cut off from Israel. It will be for you on the first day a holy assembly and on the seventh day a holy assembly; no work will be done on them; only what is eaten by every person, it alone will be prepared for you.read more.
"And you will keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread, because on this very day I brought out your divisions from the land of Egypt, and you will keep this day for your generations as a lasting statute.

Exodus 13:1-10

And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Consecrate to me every firstborn, the first offspring of every womb among the {Israelites}, among humans and among domestic animals; {it belongs to me}." And Moses said to the people, "Remember this day when you went out from Egypt, from a house of slaves, because with strength of hand Yahweh brought you out from here, and [food with] yeast will not be eaten.read more.
Today you are going out in the month of Abib. And when Yahweh brings you to the land of the Canaanites and the Hittites and the Amorites and the Hivites and the Jebusites--which he swore to your ancestors to give to you, a land flowing with milk and honey--you will perform this service in this month. Seven days you will eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day [will be] a feast for Yahweh. Unleavened bread will be eaten the seven days; [food with] yeast will not be seen for you; and yeast will not be seen for you in all your territory. And you shall tell your son on that day, saying, 'This [is] because of what Yahweh did for me when I came out from Egypt.' And it will be as a sign on your hand and as a memorial between your eyes so that the law of Yahweh will be in your mouth, that with a strong hand Yahweh brought you out from Egypt. And you will keep this statute at its appointed time {from year to year}.

Psalm 9:1-6

I will thank Yahweh with all my heart. I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and rejoice in you. I will sing [the praise of] your name, O Most High. When my enemies turn back, they will stumble and perish because of your presence.read more.
For you have maintained my just cause; you have sat on [the] throne judging correctly. You have rebuked [the] nations; you have destroyed [the] wicked. Their name you have blotted out forever and ever. The enemies are destroyed [in] ruins forever, and you have uprooted [their] cities; their very memory has perished.

Psalm 126:1-3

When Yahweh restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like dreamers. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with rejoicing. Then they said among the nations, "Yahweh has done great [things] for these [people]." Yahweh has done great [things] for us; we are glad.

Leviticus 23:9-14

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Speak to the {Israelites}, and say to them, 'When you come to the land that I [am about] to give to you and you reap its harvest, then you shall bring a sheaf of the firstfruit of your harvest to the priest. And he shall wave the sheaf {before} Yahweh for your acceptance; the priest shall wave it {on the day after} the Sabbath.read more.
And on the day of your waving the sheaf you shall {offer} a {yearling} male lamb without defect as a burnt offering to Yahweh. And its grain offering [shall be] two-tenths [of an ephah] of finely milled flour mixed with oil, an offering made by fire for Yahweh, an appeasing fragrance; and its libation [shall be] a fourth of a hin of wine. And you shall not eat bread or roasted grain or ripe grain until {this very same day}, until you present your God's offering. [This must be] {a lasting statute} for your generations in all your dwellings.

Leviticus 23:15-22

" 'And you shall count for yourselves {from the day after} the Sabbath, from the day of your bringing the wave offering's sheaf--[there] shall be seven full weeks. Until {the day after} the seventh Sabbath you shall count fifty days; then you shall present a new grain offering for Yahweh. You shall bring from your dwellings for a wave offering two [loaves of] bread {made with} two-tenths [of an ephah] of finely milled flour; they must be baked with leaven--[the] firstfruits {belonging to} Yahweh.read more.
And, in addition to the bread, you shall present seven {yearling} male lambs without defects and one {young bull} and two rams--they shall be a burnt offering for Yahweh with their grain offering and their libations, an offering made by fire, an appeasing fragrance for Yahweh. And you shall {offer} one he-goat as a sin offering and two {yearling} male lambs as a sacrifice of fellowship offerings And the priest shall wave them with the bread of the firstfruits [as] a wave offering {before} Yahweh; in addition to [the] two male lambs, they shall be holy for Yahweh for the priest. And {you shall make a proclamation} on {this very same day}; it shall be a holy assembly for you; you shall not do {any regular work}; [this is] a {lasting statute} in all your dwellings throughout your generations And when you reap the harvest of your land, you must not finish the edge of your field at your reaping, and you must not glean the remnants of your harvest--you shall leave them behind for the needy and for the alien; I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

Numbers 28:26-31

" 'And on the day of firstfruits, when you are presenting a new offering for Yahweh during your Festival of Weeks, you will have a holy convocation; {you will not do any regular work}. You will present a burnt offering for a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh: two bulls, one ram, seven male lambs {in their first year}; and their grain offering will be finely milled flour mixed with oil: three-tenths for each bull, two-tenths for one ram,read more.
a tenth for each of the male lambs; and one male goat to make atonement for you. In addition to the continual burnt offering and its grain offering, you will offer [them] without defect with their libation.

Deuteronomy 16:9-12

"You shall count [off] seven weeks for you; {from the time you begin to harvest the standing grain} you shall begin to count seven weeks. And [then] you shall celebrate the Feast of Weeks for Yahweh your God with the measure of the freewill offering of your hand that you shall give [just] as Yahweh your God has blessed you. And you shall rejoice before Yahweh your God, you and your son and your daughter and your slave and your slave woman and the Levite that [is] in your {towns} and the alien and the orphan and the widow who are in your midst in the place that Yahweh your God will choose to let his name dwell there.read more.
And you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and [so] {you shall diligently observe} these rules.

Leviticus 23:33-43

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Speak to the {Israelites}, saying, 'On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, this [shall be] the Feast of Booths [for] seven days for Yahweh. On the first day [there shall be] a holy assembly; you must not do any {regular work}.read more.
[For] seven days you must present an offering made by fire to Yahweh. On the eighth day it shall be a holy assembly for you, and you shall present an offering made by fire to Yahweh; it [is] a celebration; you must not do {any regular work}. " 'These [are] Yahweh's festivals, which you must proclaim, holy assemblies to present an offering made by fire to Yahweh--burnt offering and grain offering, sacrifice and libations, {each on its proper day}-- {besides} Yahweh's Sabbaths and {besides} your gifts and {besides} your vows and {besides} all your freewill offerings that you give to Yahweh. " 'Surely on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, at your gathering the land's produce, you shall hold Yahweh's festival for seven days; on the first day [there shall be] a rest period and on the eighth day a rest period. And on the first day you shall take for yourselves the first fruit of majestic trees, branches of palm trees and branches of a leafy tree and of a brook's poplar trees, and you shall rejoice {before} Yahweh your God [for] seven days. And you must hold it [as] a festival for Yahweh [for] seven days in the year; [it shall be] a {lasting statute} throughout your generations; in the seventh month you must hold it. You must live in the booths [for] seven days; all the natives in Israel must live in the booths, so that your generations shall know that I made the {Israelites} live in booths when I brought them from the land of Egypt; I [am] Yahweh your God.'"

Numbers 29:12-39

" 'Then on the fifteenth day of the seventh month you will have a holy convocation; {you will not do any regular work}, and you will hold a religious feast for Yahweh for seven days. You will present a burnt offering, an offering made by fire as a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh: thirteen bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs {in their first year}; they will be without defect. And their grain offering [will be of] finely milled flour mixed with oil: three-tenths for the bull, two-tenths for the one ram,read more.
one-tenth for each of the seven male lambs; and one male goat for a sin offering, in addition to the continual burnt offering, its grain offering, and its libation. " 'On the second day: twelve bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs {in their first year}; they will be without defect; and their grain offering and their libations for the bulls, for the rams, and for the male lambs, by their number according to the stipulation; and one male goat for a sin offering, in addition to the continual burnt offering and its grain offering, and their libations. " 'On the third day: eleven bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs without defect {in their first year}; " 'On the fourth day: ten bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs without defect {in their first year}; and their grain offering and their libations for the bulls, for the rams, and for the male lambs by their number according to the stipulation; " 'On the fifth day: nine bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs without defect {in their first year}; " 'On the sixth day: eight bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs without defect {in their first year}; and their grain offering and their libations for the bulls, for the rams, and for the male lambs by their number according to the stipulation; " 'On the seventh day: seven bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs without defect {in their first year}; " 'On the eighth day you will have an assembly; {you will not do any regular work}. You will present a burnt offering, an offering made by fire as a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh: one bull, one ram, seven male lambs without defect {in their first year}; " 'You will present these to Yahweh at your appointed time, in addition to your vows and your freewill offerings, for your burnt offerings and for you grain offerings and for your libations and for your fellowship offerings.'"

Deuteronomy 16:13-17

"You shall celebrate the Feast of Booths for yourselves seven days {at the gathering in of the produce} from your threshing floor and from your press; and you shall rejoice at your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your slave and your slave woman and the Levite and the orphan and the widow that [are] in your {towns}. Seven days you shall celebrate [your] feast to Yahweh your God at the place Yahweh will choose, for Yahweh your God shall bless you in all of your produce and in all [of] the work of your hand, and you shall surely [be] rejoicing.read more.
Three times in the year all [of] your males shall appear {before } Yahweh your God at the place that he will choose, at the Feast of Unleavened Bread and at the Feast of Weeks and at the Feast of Booths, and they shall not appear {before Yahweh} empty-handed. Each [person] {shall give as he is able}, [that is], according to the blessing of Yahweh your God that he has given to you.

Exodus 23:14-17

" 'Three times in the year you will hold a festival for me You will keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread; for seven days you will eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you at [the] appointed time, the month of Abib, because in it you came out from Egypt, and {no one will} appear before me empty-handed. And [you will keep] the Feast of Harvest, [with] the firstfruits of your work, what you sow in the field. And [you will keep] the Feast of Harvest Gathering when the year goes out, when you gather your work from the field.read more.
Three times in the year all your men will appear before the Lord Yahweh.

Exodus 31:16

The {Israelites} will pay attention to the Sabbath [in order] to fulfill the Sabbath throughout their generations [as] a lasting covenant.

Numbers 32:42

Nobah went and captured Kenath and its villages, and he called it Nobah after his [own] name.

Joshua 5:3

So Joshua made knives of flint, and he circumcised the {Israelites} at the hill of the foreskins.

Isaiah 12:5-6

Sing praises [to] Yahweh, for he has done a glorious thing; this [is] known in all the earth. Inhabitant of Zion, shout out and sing for joy, for the holy one of Israel [is] great in your midst."