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Isaiah 25:6

"On this mountain, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will prepare for all nations a banquet of rich food, a banquet of well-aged wines rich food full of marrow, and refined wines of the finest vintage

Colossians 2:16-17

Therefore, let no one judge you in matters of food and drink or with respect to a festival, a New Moon, or Sabbath days. These are a shadow of the things to come, but the reality belongs to the Messiah.

Leviticus 23:2

"Tell the Israelis that these are my festival times appointed by the LORD that you are to declare as sacred assemblies:

Exodus 5:1

After Moses and Aaron arrived, they told Pharaoh, "This is what the LORD God of Israel says: "Let my people go so they may make a pilgrimage for me in the desert.'"

Zechariah 8:19

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "The fasts that occur in the fourth, fifth, seventh, and tenth months will be joyful and glad times for the house of Judah, replete with cheerful festivals. Therefore, love truth and peace.'"

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Feasts » Of tabernacles

Ezra 3:4

They also observed the Festival of Tents as has been prescribed, offering a specific number of daily burnt offerings in accordance with the ordinance of each day.

Esther 9:17

They did this on the thirteenth day of Adar and rested on the fourteenth day, making it a day of feasting and joy.

Esther 9:22

as the days on which the Jewish people enjoyed relief from their enemies. It was a month when things turned around for them, from sorrow to joy and from mourning to a holiday. They were to celebrate these days as days of feasting and joy, and they were to send presents to one another and gifts to the poor.

Esther 9:26

Therefore these days were called , from the word . Because of all that was written in this letter, because of what they experienced in this matter, and because of what happened to them,

Feasts » Jewish

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he established the Passover and the sprinkling of blood to keep the destroyer of the firstborn from touching the people.

Leviticus 23:6

On the fifteenth day of that month is the Festival of Unleavened Bread to the LORD. For seven days you are to eat unleavened bread.

Numbers 9:5

They observed the Passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at twilight, in the Wilderness of Sinai. The Israelis did everything that the LORD had commanded through Moses.

Joshua 5:10

While the Israelis remained encamped at Gilgal on the plains of Jericho, they observed the Passover during the evening of the fourteenth day of the month.

2 Kings 23:22

From the days of the judges who ruled in Israel, no Passover had been celebrated like this, not even in all the reigns of the kings of Israel and the kings of Judah.

Feasts » General references to

Daniel 5:1

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk.

John 6:13

So they collected and filled twelve baskets full of pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten.

1 Kings 8:65

So Solomon observed the Festival of Tents at that time, as did all of Israel with him. A large assembly came up from as far away as Lebo-hamath and the Wadi of Egypt to appear in the presence of the LORD our God, not just for seven days, but for seven days after that, a total of fourteen days.

John 12:2

There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him.

Luke 5:29

Later, Levi gave a large banquet at his home for Jesus. A large crowd of tax collectors and others were eating with them.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Kept with rejoicing

Psalm 122:4

To it the tribes ascend the tribes of the LORD as decreed to Israel, to give thanks to the name of the LORD.

Leviticus 23:40

"On the first day, take branches from impressive fruit trees, branches from palm trees, boughs from thick trees, and poplars from the brooks. Then you are to rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God for seven days.

Isaiah 30:29

You will have songs as on nights when people celebrate a holy festival, and gladness of heart, as when they set out with flutes to go to the LORD's mountain, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 42:4

These things I will recall as I pour out my troubles within me: I used to go with the crowd in a procession to the house of God, accompanied with shouts of joy and thanksgiving.

Nehemiah 8:17

The entire assembly of those who had returned from exile erected tents and lived in them. Indeed, from the days of Nun's son Joshua until that day the Israelis had not done so. Joy was everywhere,

Feasts » Jewish » Of pentecost, or weeks, held at the end of wheat harvest, 6th of sivan (june) to commemorate the giving of the law

Exodus 23:16

You are to observe the Festival of Harvest, celebrating the first fruits of your work in planting the field, and the Festival of Tabernacles at the end of the year, when you gather the fruit of your work from the field.

Exodus 34:22

"You are to observe the Festival of Weeks, the first fruits of the wheat harvest, and the Festival of Tabernacles at the turn of the year.

Leviticus 23:16

Count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath, then bring a new meal offering to the LORD.

Numbers 28:26

"On the first day of your harvest season, you are to hold a sacred assembly when you present your first fruits during the Festival of Weeks. No servile work is to be done.

More verses: Deuteronomy 16:10

Feasts » Of new moons » Spiritual

Mark 14:22

While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and handed it to them, saying, "Take some. This is my body."

Matthew 22:4

So he sent other servants after saying, "Tell those who have been invited, "Look! I've prepared my dinner. My oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered. Everything is ready. Come to the wedding!"'

Isaiah 25:6

"On this mountain, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will prepare for all nations a banquet of rich food, a banquet of well-aged wines rich food full of marrow, and refined wines of the finest vintage

More verses: Proverbs 9:1-6

Feasts » Instituted by moses » All males were required to attend

Deuteronomy 16:16

"Every male must appear in the presence of the LORD your God three times a year at the place where he will choose: for the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Seven Weeks, and the Festival of Tents. He must not appear in the LORD's presence empty-handed,

Psalm 122:4

To it the tribes ascend the tribes of the LORD as decreed to Israel, to give thanks to the name of the LORD.

Exodus 23:17

Three times a year all your males shall appear in the presence of the Lord GOD."

Psalm 42:4

These things I will recall as I pour out my troubles within me: I used to go with the crowd in a procession to the house of God, accompanied with shouts of joy and thanksgiving.

Exodus 34:23

Three times during the year all your males are to appear in the presence of the LORD God of Israel,

Feasts » Given by kings

1 Kings 2:7

Be gracious to the descendants of Barzillai the Gileadite, and provide for them in your household, because they helped me when I had to run from your brother Absalom.

1 Kings 4:22

Solomon's daily provisions were 30 kors of fine flour, 60 kors of meal,

1 Samuel 25:36

Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning.

Daniel 5:1-4

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk. Under the influence of wine, Belshazzar ordered that the gold and silver vessels his grandfather Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple in Jerusalem be brought in so the king, his officials, his wives, and his mistresses could drink from them. As ordered, they brought in the gold vessels that had been taken from the sanctuary of God's Temple in Jerusalem, and the king, his officials, his wives, and mistresses drank from them. read more.
As they drank the wine, they praised gods of gold, silver, bronze, iron, wood, and stone.

1 Samuel 20:5

David told Jonathan, "Look, the New Moon is tomorrow, and I'm expected to sit down with the king to eat. Let me go so I can hide in the field until the evening of the day after tomorrow.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Observed » By jesus

John 2:13

The Jewish Passover was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

John 2:23

While Jesus was in Jerusalem for the Passover Festival, many people believed in him because they saw the signs that he was doing.

Luke 22:15

He told them, "I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover meal with you before I suffer,

Matthew 26:17-20

On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples approached Jesus and asked, "Where do you want us to make preparations for you to eat the Passover meal?" He said, "Go to a certain man in the city and say to him, "The Teacher says, "My time is near. I will celebrate the Passover with my disciples at your house."'" So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them, and they prepared the Passover meal. read more.
When evening came, Jesus was sitting at the table with the Twelve.

Feasts » Ancient customs at » Men alone present at

Genesis 40:20

On the third day, which just happened to be Pharaoh's birthday, he threw a party for all his servants. He lifted the head of both his senior security advisor and of his head chef in front of his servants

Genesis 43:32

Joseph's staff served him by himself, his brothers separately, and the Egyptian staff members by themselves, because the Egyptians wouldn't take their meal with the Hebrews, since doing so was detestable for the Egyptians.

Genesis 43:34

Joseph himself brought portions to them from his own table, except that he provided to Benjamin five times as much as he did for each of the others. So they feasted together and drank freely with Joseph.

1 Samuel 9:22

Then Samuel took Saul and his young man and brought them to a room where he gave them a place at the head of those who were invited, of whom there were about 30 men.

Luke 14:24

Because I tell all of you, none of those men who were invited will taste anything at my banquet.'"

More verses: Esther 1:8-9 Mark 6:21

Feasts » Jewish » Of trumpets, held the first of the seventh month ethanim (october)

Leviticus 23:24

"Tell the Israelis that on the first day of the seventh month you are to have a Sabbath of rest for you a memorial announced by a loud blast of trumpets. It is to be a sacred assembly.

Numbers 29:1

"You are to hold a sacred assembly on the first day of the seventh month of each year. No servile work is to be done. It's a day of blowing trumpets for you.

Nehemiah 8:2

So on the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought out the Law before the assembled people. Both men and women were in attendance, as well as all who could understand what they were hearing.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » First and last days were sabbatic

Numbers 29:12

"You are to hold a sacred assembly on the fifteenth day of the same seventh month. No servile work is to be done. You are to celebrate a festival to the LORD for seven days by

Leviticus 23:39-40

"On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you've harvested the produce of the land, you are to observe the festival of the LORD for seven days. The first day is to be a Sabbath rest, and the eighth day also is to be a Sabbath rest. "On the first day, take branches from impressive fruit trees, branches from palm trees, boughs from thick trees, and poplars from the brooks. Then you are to rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God for seven days.

Numbers 28:18-25

"On the first day, you are to hold a sacred assembly. No servile work is to be done. Bring an offering that is to be incinerated in the LORD's presence, consisting of two young bulls, a ram, and seven one year old lambs, all without any defects, along with their grain offering of fine flour mixed with olive oil. Offer three tenths of an ephah for each bull, two tenths of an ephah for the ram, read more.
and one tenth of an ephah for each of the seven lambs. Then present one goat for a sin offering to make atonement for you, apart from the burnt offering in the morning, which you are to continue offering. Do this every day for seven days, as an edible sacrifice to the LORD made by fire, a pleasing aroma. It is to be offered apart from the regular burnt offering and its corresponding drink offering. On the seventh day you are to hold another sacred assembly for your benefit, on which no servile work is to be done."

Numbers 29:35

"On the eighth day, you are to call a sacred assembly. No servile work is to be done.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Designated as solemn feasts

2 Chronicles 8:13

acting in compliance with the daily rule by offering them in conformity to commands issued by Moses for the Sabbaths, the New Moons, the three annual festivals (the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Weeks, and the Festival of Tents).

Numbers 15:3

when you enter the land where you'll be living that I'm about to give you, you are to make an offering by fire to the LORD, either a burnt offering, a sacrificial offering to fulfill a vow, or a voluntary offering at the appointed time, to make a pleasing aroma to the LORD either from your cattle or from your flocks.

Lamentations 2:6

He plowed under his Temple like a garden, spoiling his tent. The LORD abolished in Zion both festivals and Sabbaths. In his fierce wrath he despised both king and priest.

Ezekiel 46:9

When the people who live in the land come into the LORD's presence during the festivals, whoever enters through the northern gate is to leave through the southern gate, and whoever enters through the southern gate is to leave through the northern gate. No one is to leave by the same route that he enters, but instead is to go straight out.

Feasts » Figurative

Luke 14:16-24

Jesus told him, "A man gave a large banquet and invited many people. When it was time for the banquet, he sent his servant to tell those who were invited, "Come! Everything is now ready.' Every single one of them began asking to be excused. The first told him, "I bought a field, and I need to go out and inspect it. Please excuse me.' read more.
Another said, "I bought five pairs of oxen, and I'm on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.' Still another said, "I recently got married, so I can't come.' "So the servant went back and reported all this to his master. Then the master of the house became angry and told his servant, "Go quickly into the streets and alleys of the town and bring back the poor, the crippled, the blind, and the lame.' The servant said, "Sir, what you ordered has been done, and there is still room.' Then the master told the servant, "Go out into the streets and the lanes and make the people come in, so that my house may be full. Because I tell all of you, none of those men who were invited will taste anything at my banquet.'"

Matthew 22:1-14

Again Jesus spoke to them in parables. He said, "The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the wedding, but they refused to come. read more.
So he sent other servants after saying, "Tell those who have been invited, "Look! I've prepared my dinner. My oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered. Everything is ready. Come to the wedding!"' But they paid no attention to this and went away, one to his farm, another to his business. The rest grabbed the king's servants, treated them brutally, and then killed them. Then the king became outraged. He sent his troops, and they destroyed those murderers and burned their city. "Then he told his servants, "The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy. So go into the roads leading out of town and invite as many people as you can find to the wedding.' Those servants went out into the streets and brought in everyone they found, evil and good alike, and the wedding hall was packed with guests. "When the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes. He asked him, "Friend, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' But the man was speechless. Then the king told his servants, "Tie his hands and feet, and throw him into the darkness outside!' In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth, because many are invited, but few are chosen."

Revelation 19:17

Then I saw an angel standing in the sun. He cried out in a loud voice to all the birds flying overhead, "Come! Gather for the great supper of God.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Observed » By paul

Acts 19:21

After these things had happened, Paul decided to go through Macedonia and Achaia and then to go on to Jerusalem. "After I have gone there," he told them, "I must also see Rome."

Acts 24:17

After many years, I have come back to my people to bring gifts for the poor and to offer sacrifices.

Acts 20:16

Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus to avoid spending time in Asia, as he was in a hurry to get to Jerusalem for the day of Pentecost, if that was possible.

Acts 20:6

After the Festival of Unleavened Bread, we sailed from Philippi, and days later we joined them in Troas and stayed there for seven days.

Acts 18:21

As he told them goodbye, he said, "I will come back to you again if it is God's will." Then he set sail from Ephesus.

More verses: Acts 24:11

Feasts » Men and women attend

Exodus 32:6

They got up early the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings. Then the people sat down to eat and drink, and then they got up to play.

Daniel 5:1-3

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk. Under the influence of wine, Belshazzar ordered that the gold and silver vessels his grandfather Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple in Jerusalem be brought in so the king, his officials, his wives, and his mistresses could drink from them. As ordered, they brought in the gold vessels that had been taken from the sanctuary of God's Temple in Jerusalem, and the king, his officials, his wives, and mistresses drank from them.

Exodus 32:2-3

Aaron told them, "Tear off the gold rings which are in the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters and bring them to me." All the people tore off the gold rings that were in their ears and brought them to him.

Feasts » Reclined on couches

Luke 7:38

and knelt at his feet behind him. She was crying and began to wash his feet with her tears and dry them with her hair. Then she kissed his feet over and over again, anointing them constantly with the perfume.

Amos 6:4

lying on ivory beds, stretching out on your couches, eating lambs from the flock, and fattened calves from the stall,

Amos 6:7

therefore you will be the first to go into exile, and the celebrations of those who are lounging will end."

John 13:25

Leaning forward on Jesus' chest, he asked him, "Lord, who is it?"

Feasts » Drunkenness at

Esther 1:10

A week later, when the king was under the influence of all that wine, he ordered Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven eunuchs who served King Ahasuerus,

1 Samuel 25:36

Abigail returned to Nabal, and he was there in his house holding a festival like the festival of a king. Nabal's heart was glad, and he was very drunk, so she didn't tell him anything at all until morning.

Daniel 5:1-4

King Belshazzar put on a great festival for a thousand of his officials. He joined all one thousand of them in getting drunk. Under the influence of wine, Belshazzar ordered that the gold and silver vessels his grandfather Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the Temple in Jerusalem be brought in so the king, his officials, his wives, and his mistresses could drink from them. As ordered, they brought in the gold vessels that had been taken from the sanctuary of God's Temple in Jerusalem, and the king, his officials, his wives, and mistresses drank from them. read more.
As they drank the wine, they praised gods of gold, silver, bronze, iron, wood, and stone.

Feasts » Music at

Isaiah 5:12

They have the lyre and harp, the tambourine and flute, as well as wine at their festivals, but they don't respect what the LORD is doing, nor do they consider his actions.

Amos 6:4-5

lying on ivory beds, stretching out on your couches, eating lambs from the flock, and fattened calves from the stall, chanting to the sound of stringed instruments as if they were David, composing songs to themselves as if they were musicians,

Luke 15:25

"Now the father's older son was in the field. As he was coming back to the house, he heard music and dancing.

Feasts » Celebrations by » Coronations

1 Kings 1:25

Well now, he went down today and sacrificed lots of oxen, fattened cattle, and sheep, and has invited all the king's sons, the army commanders, and Abiathar the priest. They're having a party together and saying, "Long live King Adonijah!'

1 Chronicles 12:38-40

All these warriors arrived in battle order at Hebron, fully intending to establish David as king over all Israel. Furthermore, all of the rest of Israel were united in their intent to make David king. They spent three days eating and drinking with David, since their relatives had supplied provisions for them. Their neighbors came from as far away as the territories of Issachar, Zebulun, and Naphtali, bringing provisions loaded on donkeys, camels, mules, and oxen. They brought abundant provisions of meal, fig bars, raisins, wine, oil, oxen, and sheep, because there was joy in Israel.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Aliens (non-jews) were permitted to attend

John 12:20

Now some Greeks were among those who had come up to worship at the festival.

Acts 2:1-11

When the day of Pentecost was being celebrated, all of them were together in one place. Suddenly, a sound like the roar of a mighty windstorm came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw tongues like flames of fire that separated, and one rested on each of them. read more.
All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in foreign languages as the Spirit gave them that ability. Now devout Jews from every nation on earth were living in Jerusalem. When that sound came, a crowd quickly gathered, startled because each one heard the disciples speaking in his own language. Stunned and amazed, they asked, "All of these people who are speaking are Galileans, aren't they? So how is it that each one of us hears them speaking in his own native language: Parthians, Medes, Elamites, residents of Mesopotamia, Judea, Cappadocia, Pontus, Asia, Phrygia, Pamphylia, Egypt, the district of Libya near Cyrene, Jewish and proselyte visitors from Rome, Cretans, and Arabs, listening to them talk in our own languages about the great deeds of God?"

Feasts » Rank

1 Samuel 9:22

Then Samuel took Saul and his young man and brought them to a room where he gave them a place at the head of those who were invited, of whom there were about 30 men.

Luke 14:8-10

"When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don't sit down at the place of honor in case someone more important than you was invited by the host. Then the host who invited both of you would come to you and say, "Give this person your place.' In disgrace, you would have to take the place of least honor. But when you are invited, go and sit down at the place of least honor. Then, when your host comes, he will tell you, "Friend, move up higher,' and you will be honored in the presence of everyone who eats with you.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Attended by women

1 Samuel 1:9

Hannah got up after she had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh. Now Eli the priest was sitting on the chair by the doorpost of the tent of the LORD.

Luke 2:41

Every year Jesus' parents would go to Jerusalem for the Passover Festival.

1 Samuel 1:3

That man would go up from his town each year to worship and sacrifice to the LORD of the Heavenly Armies at Shiloh, where Eli's two sons Hophni and Phineas served as priests of the LORD.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Set feasts

Ezra 3:5

After that, they offered all of the continual burnt offerings and the New Moon sacrifices for all of the designated festivals of the LORD that were being consecrated, along with all the voluntary offerings that were dedicated to the LORD.

Numbers 29:39

"Present these to the LORD at your appointed festival, in addition to your offerings in fulfillment of vows, free will offerings, burnt offerings, grain offerings, drink offerings, and peace offerings."

Feasts » Celebrations by » Birthdays

Genesis 40:20

On the third day, which just happened to be Pharaoh's birthday, he threw a party for all his servants. He lifted the head of both his senior security advisor and of his head chef in front of his servants

Mark 6:21

An opportunity came during Herod's birthday celebration, when he gave a banquet for his top officials, military officers, and the most important people of Galilee.

Feasts » Dancing at

Matthew 14:6

But when Herod's birthday celebration was held, the daughter of Herodias danced before the guests. She pleased Herod

Luke 15:25

"Now the father's older son was in the field. As he was coming back to the house, he heard music and dancing.

Feasts » Celebrations by » National deliverances

Esther 8:17

In each and every province, and in each and every city, in the places where the king's order and edict reached, there was gladness and joy among the Jewish people, along with a festival and a holiday. Many of the people of the land became Jews, because they had come to fear the Jewish people.

Esther 9:17-19

They did this on the thirteenth day of Adar and rested on the fourteenth day, making it a day of feasting and joy. The Jewish people in Susa assembled on the thirteenth day and again on the fourteenth, and then rested on the fifteenth day and made it a day of feasting and joy. Therefore the Jewish people in the rural areas who live in unwalled towns make the fourteenth day of the month Adar a holiday for joy and feasting, and people send presents to one another.

Feasts » Wedding » The king's son

Matthew 22:2-4

"The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. He sent his servants to call those who had been invited to the wedding, but they refused to come. So he sent other servants after saying, "Tell those who have been invited, "Look! I've prepared my dinner. My oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered. Everything is ready. Come to the wedding!"'

Feasts » Wedding » Jacob's

Genesis 29:22

So Laban gathered all the men who lived in that place and held a wedding festival.

Feasts » Wedding » Esther's

Esther 2:18

The king put on a great banquet for all his officials and ministers to honor Esther. He declared a holiday for the provinces and gave generous gifts.

Feasts » Wedding » Samson's

Judges 14:2

Then he returned and told his father and mother, "In Timnah I saw a woman of Philistine origin." He ordered them, "Get her for me as a wife. Now!"

Feasts » Marriage feasts provided by the bridegroom

Judges 14:10

Later on, when his father went down to visit the woman, Samson threw a party there, since young men customarily did this.

Judges 14:17

So she kept on crying in front of him for the entire seven days of the wedding party. On the seventh day he told the solution to her because she nagged him, and then she told the solution to the riddle to her relatives.

Feasts » Covenants ratified by

Genesis 26:28-30

"We've seen that the LORD is with you," they responded, "so we're proposing an agreement between us between us and you. Allow us to make a treaty with you by which you'll agree not to do us any harm, just as we haven't harmed you, since we've done nothing but good for you after we sent you away in peace. As a result, you've been tremendously blessed by the LORD." So Isaac held a festival for them, and they ate and drank.

Feasts » Wine served at

Esther 7:7

The king got up from the banquet in anger and went out to the palace garden, while Haman stood there begging Queen Esther to spare his life, because he realized that the king intended to harm him.

Esther 5:6

While they were drinking wine, the king asked Esther, "What's your petition? It will be given to you. What's your request? Up to half of the kingdom, and it will be done."

Feasts » Were presided over by a master of ceremonies

John 2:8-9

Then he told them, "Now draw some out and take it to the man in charge of the banquet." So they did. When the man in charge of the banquet tasted the water that had become wine (without knowing where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water knew), he called for the bridegroom

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Divine protection given during

Exodus 34:24

since I'm going to drive out nations before you, and enlarge your borders, and no one will covet your land, when you go up to appear in the presence of the LORD your God three times a year.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Appointed feasts

Isaiah 1:14

As for your New Moons and your appointed festivals, I abhor them. They've become a burden to me; I've grown weary of carrying that burden.

Feasts » Wedding » At cana of galilee

John 2:1

On the third day of that week there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee. Jesus' mother was there,

Feasts » Guests arranged according to age

Genesis 43:33

Meanwhile, the brothers were seated in front of Joseph in birth order, from firstborn to youngest. The men stared at one another in astonishment.

Feasts » Riddles propounded at

Judges 14:12

"Let me tell you a riddle," Samson told them. "If you can solve it during this week-long festival, I'll give you 30 linen garments and 30 formal garments.

Feasts » Served in one dish

Matthew 26:23

He replied, "The man who has dipped his hand into the bowl with me will betray me.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Holy convocations

Leviticus 23:4

These are the LORD's appointed festivals and sacred assemblies that you are to declare at their appointed time.

Feasts » Host served

Genesis 18:8

Then he took curds, milk, and the calf that had been prepared, placed the food in front of them, and stood near them under the tree while they ate.

Hebrew » Feasts

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he established the Passover and the sprinkling of blood to keep the destroyer of the firstborn from touching the people.

Leviticus 23:6

On the fifteenth day of that month is the Festival of Unleavened Bread to the LORD. For seven days you are to eat unleavened bread.

Numbers 9:5

They observed the Passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at twilight, in the Wilderness of Sinai. The Israelis did everything that the LORD had commanded through Moses.

Joshua 5:10

While the Israelis remained encamped at Gilgal on the plains of Jericho, they observed the Passover during the evening of the fourteenth day of the month.

2 Kings 23:22

From the days of the judges who ruled in Israel, no Passover had been celebrated like this, not even in all the reigns of the kings of Israel and the kings of Judah.

Hebrew » Feasts » Of pentecost, or weeks, held at the end of wheat harvest, 6th of sivan (june) to commemorate the giving of the law

Exodus 23:16

You are to observe the Festival of Harvest, celebrating the first fruits of your work in planting the field, and the Festival of Tabernacles at the end of the year, when you gather the fruit of your work from the field.

Exodus 34:22

"You are to observe the Festival of Weeks, the first fruits of the wheat harvest, and the Festival of Tabernacles at the turn of the year.

Leviticus 23:16

Count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath, then bring a new meal offering to the LORD.

Numbers 28:26

"On the first day of your harvest season, you are to hold a sacred assembly when you present your first fruits during the Festival of Weeks. No servile work is to be done.

More verses: Deuteronomy 16:10

Hebrew » Feasts » Of trumpets, held the first of the seventh month ethanim (october)

Leviticus 23:24

"Tell the Israelis that on the first day of the seventh month you are to have a Sabbath of rest for you a memorial announced by a loud blast of trumpets. It is to be a sacred assembly.

Numbers 29:1

"You are to hold a sacred assembly on the first day of the seventh month of each year. No servile work is to be done. It's a day of blowing trumpets for you.

Nehemiah 8:2

So on the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought out the Law before the assembled people. Both men and women were in attendance, as well as all who could understand what they were hearing.

Spiritual » Feasts » Prepared in abundance for believers (select reading pr 91-6)

Mark 14:22

While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and handed it to them, saying, "Take some. This is my body."

Matthew 22:4

So he sent other servants after saying, "Tell those who have been invited, "Look! I've prepared my dinner. My oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered. Everything is ready. Come to the wedding!"'

Isaiah 25:6

"On this mountain, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will prepare for all nations a banquet of rich food, a banquet of well-aged wines rich food full of marrow, and refined wines of the finest vintage

More verses: Proverbs 9:1-6

Topics on Feasts

Foreigners Permitted At The Feasts

2;12;48

If an alien who resides with you wants to observe the Passover to the LORD, every male in his household must be circumcised, and then he may come near to observe it. He is to be like a native of the land, but no uncircumcised person is to eat it.

the anniversary Feasts

2;23;15

You are to observe the Festival of Unleavened Bread. As I commanded you, you are to eat unleavened bread for seven days at the appointed time in the month Abib, because in it you came out of Egypt. No one is to appear before me empty handed.

Unique Feasts

12;23;22

From the days of the judges who ruled in Israel, no Passover had been celebrated like this, not even in all the reigns of the kings of Israel and the kings of Judah.

Wedding Feasts

1;29;22

So Laban gathered all the men who lived in that place and held a wedding festival.

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