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10 Bible Verses about Feasts

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Isaiah 25:6

And in this mountain the LORD of the hosts shall make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of purified wines, of fat things full of marrow, of purified liquids.

Colossians 2:16-17

Let no one therefore judge you in food or in drink or in respect of a feast day or of the new moon or of the sabbath days, which are a shadow of things to come, but the body is of the Christ.

Leviticus 23:2

Speak unto the sons of Israel and say unto them, The feasts of the LORD, unto which ye shall make a general convocation of all the people, these shall be my feasts.

Exodus 5:1

And afterward Moses and Aaron went in and told Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Let my people go that they may celebrate a feast unto me in the wilderness.

Zechariah 8:19

Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, The fast of the fourth month and the fast of the fifth and the fast of the seventh and the fast of the tenth shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.

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Feasts » Of tabernacles

Ezra 3:4

They kept also the feast of the tabernacles, as it is written, and offered the daily burnt offerings by number, according to the ordinance, each thing in its day,

Esther 9:17

on the thirteenth day of the month Adar; and on the fourteenth day of the same they rested and made it a day of banquet and gladness.

Esther 9:22

as the days in which the Jews had rest from their enemies and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy and from mourning into a good day, that they should make them days of banquet and joy and of sending portions one to another and gifts to the poor.

Esther 9:26

Therefore, they called these days Purim after the name of Pur. Therefore, for all the words of this letter and of that which they had seen concerning this matter and which had come unto them,

Feasts » Jewish

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he kept the passover and the sprinkling of the blood lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.

Leviticus 23:6

And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the feast of unleavened bread unto the LORD; seven days ye must eat unleavened bread.

Numbers 9:5

And they kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the first month between the two evenings in the wilderness of Sinai; according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did the sons of Israel.

Joshua 5:10

And the sons of Israel encamped in Gilgal and celebrated the passover on the fourteenth day of the month, in the evening, in the plains of Jericho.

2 Kings 23:22

Such a passover had not been made since the days of the judges that judged Israel, nor in all the days of the kings of Israel, nor of the kings of Judah.

Feasts » General references to

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine.

John 6:13

Therefore they gathered them together and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves which were left over from those that had eaten.

1 Kings 8:65

And at that time Solomon held a feast and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt, before the LORD our God, for seven days and another seven days, even fourteen days.

John 12:2

There they made him a supper; and Martha served, but Lazarus was one of those that sat at the table with him.

Luke 5:29

And Levi made a great banquet in his own house and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down at the table with them.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Kept with rejoicing

Psalm 122:4

Because the tribes went up there, the tribes of JAH, the testimony to Israel, to praise the name of the LORD.

Leviticus 23:40

And on the first day ye shall take branches with fruit of a beautiful tree, palm branches and the boughs of thick trees and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days.

Isaiah 30:29

Ye shall have a song, as in the night in which the Passover is kept and gladness of heart as when one goes with a flute to come into the mountain of the LORD to the mighty One of Israel.

Psalm 42:4

I will remember these things; I will pour out my soul in me. When I shall be included in the number; I will go with them to the house of God with voice of joy and praise, dancing in the multitude.

Nehemiah 8:17

And all the congregation of those that returned out of the captivity made booths and dwelt in the booths, for since the days of Jeshua, the son of Nun, unto that day, the sons of Israel had not done so. And there was very great joy.

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

And the feast of the harvest of the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field, and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.

Exodus 34:22

And thou shalt keep the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of the reaping of the wheat, and the feast of ingathering at the year's end.

Leviticus 23:16

unto the day after the seventh sabbath, ye shall number fifty days; then ye shall offer a new present unto the LORD.

Numbers 28:26

Also in the day of the firstfruits, when ye offer a new present unto the LORD in your fulfilled weeks, ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work.

More verses: Deuteronomy 16:10

Feasts » Of new moons » Spiritual

Mark 14:22

And as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, blessing it, broke it and gave to them and said, Take, eat: this is my body.

Matthew 22:4

Again, he sent forth other slaves, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my bulls and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready; come unto the marriage.

Isaiah 25:6

And in this mountain the LORD of the hosts shall make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of purified wines, of fat things full of marrow, of purified liquids.

More verses: Proverbs 9:1-6

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

Deuteronomy 16:16

Three times each year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose: in the solemn feast of unleavened bread and in the solemn feast of weeks and in the solemn feast of the tabernacles. And they shall not appear before the LORD empty,

Psalm 122:4

Because the tribes went up there, the tribes of JAH, the testimony to Israel, to praise the name of the LORD.

Exodus 23:17

Three times in the year all thy males shall appear before the Lord GOD.

Psalm 42:4

I will remember these things; I will pour out my soul in me. When I shall be included in the number; I will go with them to the house of God with voice of joy and praise, dancing in the multitude.

Exodus 34:23

Three times in the year shall all your males appear before the GOD who is Lord of all, the God of Israel.

Feasts » Given by kings

1 Kings 2:7

But show mercy unto the sons of Barzillai, the Gileadite, and let them be of those that eat at thy table, for they came thus unto me when I fled because of Absalom, thy brother.

1 Kings 4:22

And Solomon's provision for one day was thirty measures of fine flour and sixty measures of meal,

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a banquet in his house like the banquet of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken; therefore, she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

Daniel 5:1-4

Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine. Belshazzar, under the influence of the wine, commanded that they bring the vessels of gold and of silver which Nebuchadnezzar his father had brought from the temple of Jerusalem; that the king and his princes, his wives and his concubines, might drink with them. Then they brought the vessels of gold that they had brought from the temple of the house of God which was in Jerusalem; and the king and his princes, his wives, and his concubines, drank with them. read more.
They drank wine and praised the gods of gold and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

1 Samuel 20:5

And David replied unto Jonathan, Behold, tomorrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit with the king at food, but thou shalt let me go and hide myself in the field until the evening of the third day.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Observed » By jesus

John 2:13

And passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem

John 2:23

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, seeing the signs which he did.

Luke 22:15

And he said unto them, With desire I have greatly desired to eat this passover lamb with you before I suffer;

Matthew 26:17-20

Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread, the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover? And he said, Go into the city to a certain man and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with my disciples. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them, and they made ready the passover. read more.
Now when the evening was come, he sat down at the table with the twelve.

Feasts » Ancient customs at » Men alone present at

Genesis 40:20

And it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a banquet unto all his slaves, and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his slaves.

Genesis 43:32

And they served for him by himself, and for them by themselves, and for the Egyptians, who ate with him, by themselves; because the Egyptians may not eat bread with the Hebrews, for that is an abomination unto the Egyptians.

Genesis 43:34

And he took and sent portions unto them from before him; but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were drunk with him.

1 Samuel 9:22

And Samuel took Saul and his servant and brought them into the banquet chamber and made them sit at the head among those that were invited, which were about thirty persons.

Luke 14:24

For I say unto you, That none of those men which were called shall taste of my supper.

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

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, In the seventh month in the first day of the month, ye shall have a rest, an alarm for a reminder, and a holy convocation.

Numbers 29:1

And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work; it is a day of sounding an alarm unto you.

Nehemiah 8:2

And Ezra, the priest, brought the law before the congregation, both of men and women and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.

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

Numbers 29:12

Also on the fifteenth day of the seventh month ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work, and ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days;

Leviticus 23:39-40

But in the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when ye have gathered in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days; the first day shall be a sabbath, and on the eighth day shall also be a sabbath. And on the first day ye shall take branches with fruit of a beautiful tree, palm branches and the boughs of thick trees and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days.

Numbers 28:18-25

In the first day shall be a holy convocation; ye shall do no manner of servile work therein. And ye shall offer a sacrifice on fire for a burnt offering unto the LORD: two young bullocks and one ram and seven lambs of the first year; they shall be unto you without blemish; and their present shall be of flour mingled with oil; three tenth deals shall ye offer with each bullock and two tenth deals with each ram; read more.
a tenth deal shalt thou offer with each of the seven lambs; and one he goat as the sin, to reconcile you. Ye shall offer these besides the burnt offering in the morning, which is the continual burnt offering. After this manner ye shall offer daily throughout the seven days, the bread of the sacrifice on fire, of an acceptable savour unto the LORD; it shall be offered besides the continual burnt offering and its drink offering. And on the seventh day ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work.

Numbers 29:35

On the eighth day ye shall have a solemn assembly; ye shall do no servile work:

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Designated as solemn feasts

2 Chronicles 8:13

that each thing might be offered in its day, according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths and on the new moons and on the feasts three times in the year, that is in the feast of unleavened bread and in the feast of weeks and in the feast of the tabernacles.

Numbers 15:3

and will make an offering on fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering or a sacrifice, to offer a vow or of your free will or to make in your solemn feasts an acceptable savour unto the LORD, of the cows, or of the sheep,

Lamentations 2:6

Vau And he has violently taken away his tabernacle as if it were of a garden; he has destroyed his congregation; the LORD has caused the solemnities and sabbaths to be forgotten in Zion and has rejected in the indignation of his anger the king and the priest.

Ezekiel 46:9

But when the people of the land shall come before the LORD in the solemn feasts, he that enters in by the way of the north gate to worship shall go out by the way of the south gate; and he that enters by the way of the south gate shall go forth by the way of the north gate; he shall not return by the way of the gate by which he came in, but shall go forth opposite it.

Feasts » Figurative

Luke 14:16-24

Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper and called many and sent his slave at supper time to say to those that were called, Come, for all things are now ready. And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a field, and I have need to go and see it; I pray thee have me excused. read more.
And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them; I pray thee have me excused. And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come. So that slave came and showed his lord these things. Then the husband of the house, being angry, said to his slave, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city and bring in here the poor and the maimed and the halt and the blind. And the slave said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. And the lord said unto the slave, Go out into the highways and hedges and compel them to come in that my house may be filled. For I say unto you, That none of those men which were called shall taste of my supper.

Matthew 22:1-14

And Jesus answered and spoke unto them again by parables and said, The kingdom of the heavens is like unto a certain man, a king, who made a marriage feast for his son and sent forth his slaves to call those that were invited to the wedding, and they would not come. read more.
Again, he sent forth other slaves, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my bulls and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready; come unto the marriage. But they made light of it and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise, and the others took his slaves and entreated them spitefully and slew them. But when the king heard of this, he became angry and sent forth his armies and destroyed those murderers and burned up their city. Then he said to his slaves, The wedding is ready, but those who were called were not worthy. Go ye therefore into the entrances of the highways and call as many as ye shall find to the marriage. So those slaves went out into the highways and gathered together everyone that they found, both bad and good; and the wedding was filled with guests. And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who did not have on a wedding garment, and he said unto him, Friend, how didst thou come in here not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. Then the king said to the slaves, Bind him hand and foot and take him away and cast him into the darkness outside; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. For many are called, but few are chosen.

Revelation 19:17

And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that flew in the midst of the heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God,

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Observed » By paul

Acts 19:21

After these things were ended, Paul purposed by the Spirit to go to Jerusalem, after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, After I have been there, it behooves me to see Rome also.

Acts 20:16

For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, not to detain himself in Asia, for he hasted to keep the day of Pentecost, if it were possible for him, in Jerusalem.

Acts 20:6

And we sailed away from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread and came unto them to Troas in five days, where we abode seven days.

Acts 18:21

but bade them farewell, saying, I must by all means keep this feast that comes in Jerusalem, but I will return again unto you, if God wills. And he sailed from Ephesus.

More verses: Acts 24:11

Feasts » Men and women attend

Exodus 32:6

And they rose up early on the next day and offered burnt offerings and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink and rose up to play.

Daniel 5:1-3

Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine. Belshazzar, under the influence of the wine, commanded that they bring the vessels of gold and of silver which Nebuchadnezzar his father had brought from the temple of Jerusalem; that the king and his princes, his wives and his concubines, might drink with them. Then they brought the vessels of gold that they had brought from the temple of the house of God which was in Jerusalem; and the king and his princes, his wives, and his concubines, drank with them.

Exodus 32:2-3

And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me. Then all the people broke off the golden earrings which were in their ears and brought them unto Aaron,

Feasts » Reclined on couches

Luke 7:38

and stood at his feet behind him weeping and began to wash his feet with tears and wiped them with the hairs of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.

Amos 6:4

that lie upon beds of ivory and stretch themselves upon their couches and eat the lambs out of the flock and the calves out of the midst of the stall;

Amos 6:7

Therefore now they shall go captive with the first that go captive, and the banquet of those that stretched themselves upon their couches shall be removed.

John 13:25

He then, reclining on Jesus' breast, said unto him, Lord, who is it?

Feasts » Drunkenness at

Esther 1:10

On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcas, the seven eunuchs that served in the presence of Ahasuerus, the king,

1 Samuel 25:36

And Abigail came to Nabal, and, behold, he held a banquet in his house like the banquet of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken; therefore, she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

Daniel 5:1-4

Belshazzar the king made a great banquet to a thousand of his lords, and against the thousand he drank wine. Belshazzar, under the influence of the wine, commanded that they bring the vessels of gold and of silver which Nebuchadnezzar his father had brought from the temple of Jerusalem; that the king and his princes, his wives and his concubines, might drink with them. Then they brought the vessels of gold that they had brought from the temple of the house of God which was in Jerusalem; and the king and his princes, his wives, and his concubines, drank with them. read more.
They drank wine and praised the gods of gold and of silver, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone.

Feasts » Music at

Isaiah 5:12

And the harp and the viol, the tambourine and flutes and wine are in their feasts; but they do not regard the work of the LORD, nor consider the work of his hands.

Amos 6:4-5

that lie upon beds of ivory and stretch themselves upon their couches and eat the lambs out of the flock and the calves out of the midst of the stall; that chant to the sound of the flute and invent to themselves instruments of music, like David;

Luke 15:25

Now his elder son was in the field, and as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.

Feasts » Celebrations by » Coronations

1 Kings 1:25

For today he has gone down and has slain oxen and fat cattle and sheep in abundance and has called all the king's sons and the captains of the host and Abiathar, the priest; and, behold, they eat and drink before him and say, Long live King Adonijah.

1 Chronicles 12:38-40

All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel; and likewise, all the rest also of Israel were of one heart to make David king. And there they were with David three days, eating and drinking, for their brethren had prepared for them. And likewise, those that were near them, even unto Issachar and Zebulun and Naphtali, brought bread on asses and on camels and on mules and on oxen, and food, meal, cakes of figs, and bunches of raisins, and wine and oil, and oxen, and sheep abundantly; for there was joy in Israel.

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

John 12:20

And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast;

Acts 2:1-11

And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. read more.
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. (And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.) Now at this sound, the multitude came together and were confounded because each one heard them speak in his own tongue. And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these who speak Galilaeans? And how do we hear each one speak in our own tongue, with which we were brought up? Parthians and Medes and Elamites and the dwellers in Mesopotamia and in Judaea and Cappadocia, in Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, in Egypt and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, Cretes and Arabians, we hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.

Feasts » Rank

1 Samuel 9:22

And Samuel took Saul and his servant and brought them into the banquet chamber and made them sit at the head among those that were invited, which were about thirty persons.

Luke 14:8-10

When thou art called to a wedding by anyone, do not sit down in the highest place, lest a more honourable man than thou be invited of him, and he that called thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place, and thou begin with shame to have the lowest place. But when thou art called, go and sit down in the lowest place that when he that invited thee comes, he may say unto thee, Friend, come up higher; then shalt thou have glory in the presence of those that sit at the table with thee.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Attended by women

1 Samuel 1:9

So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh and after they had drunk. Now Eli the priest sat upon a seat by a post of the temple of the LORD.

Luke 2:41

And his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover.

1 Samuel 1:3

And this man went up out of his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice unto the LORD of the hosts in Shiloh. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, the priests of the LORD, were there.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Set feasts

Ezra 3:5

and in addition to this, the continual burnt offering and the new moons and all the sanctified feasts of the LORD and every spontaneous freewill offering unto the LORD.

Numbers 29:39

These things ye shall offer unto the LORD in your solemnities, besides your vows, and your freewill offerings, in your burnt offerings, and in your presents, and in your drink offerings, and in your peace offerings.

Feasts » Celebrations by » Birthdays

Genesis 40:20

And it came to pass the third day, which was Pharaoh's birthday, that he made a banquet unto all his slaves, and he lifted up the head of the chief butler and of the chief baker among his slaves.

Mark 6:21

And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his princes and tribunes and to the principal people of Galilee;

Feasts » Dancing at

Matthew 14:6

But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them and pleased Herod.

Luke 15:25

Now his elder son was in the field, and as he came and drew near to the house, he heard music and dancing.

Feasts » Celebrations by » National deliverances

Esther 8:17

And in each province and in each city wherever the king's commandment and his decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a banquet and a good day. And many of the people of the land became Jews, for the fear of the Jews fell upon them.

Esther 9:17-19

on the thirteenth day of the month Adar; and on the fourteenth day of the same they rested and made it a day of banquet and gladness. But the Jews that were at Shushan assembled together on the thirteenth day thereof and on the fourteenth thereof; and on the fifteenth day of the same they rested and made it a day of banquet and gladness. Therefore, the Jews of the villages that dwelt in the unwalled towns made the fourteenth day of the month Adar a day of gladness and banquet and a good day and of sending portions one to another.

Feasts » Wedding » The king's son

Matthew 22:2-4

The kingdom of the heavens is like unto a certain man, a king, who made a marriage feast for his son and sent forth his slaves to call those that were invited to the wedding, and they would not come. Again, he sent forth other slaves, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my bulls and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready; come unto the marriage.

Feasts » Wedding » Jacob's

Feasts » Wedding » Esther's

Esther 2:18

Then the king made a great banquet unto all his princes and his slaves, the banquet of Esther; and he made a release to the provinces of their taxes and gave gifts according to the power of the king.

Feasts » Wedding » Samson's

Judges 14:2

And he came up and told his father and his mother, saying, I have seen a woman in Timnath of the daughters of the Philistines; now therefore get her for me to wife.

Feasts » Marriage feasts provided by the bridegroom

Judges 14:10

So his father went down unto the woman; and Samson made a banquet there, for the young men used to do so.

Judges 14:17

And she wept before him the seven days while their banquet lasted, but on the seventh day, he told her, because she lay sore upon him, and she declared the enigma to the sons of her people.

Feasts » Covenants ratified by

Genesis 26:28-30

And they said, We have seen certainly that the LORD is with thee; and we said, Let there be now an oath between us, even between us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee, that thou wilt do us no hurt, as we have not touched thee and as we have done unto thee nothing but good and have sent thee away in peace; thou art now the blessed of the LORD. And he made them a banquet, and they ate and drank.

Feasts » Wine served at

Esther 7:7

And the king arising from the banquet of wine in his wrath went into the palace garden, and Haman stood up to make request for his life to Esther, the queen; for he saw that there was evil determined against him by the king.

Esther 5:6

And the king said unto Esther at the banquet of wine, What is thy petition? And it shall be granted thee. What is thy request? Even to the half of the kingdom it shall be performed.

Feasts » Were presided over by a master of ceremonies

John 2:8-9

And he said unto them, Draw out now and bear unto the butler. And they bore it. When the butler had tasted the water that was made wine and knew not where it was from (but the servants who drew the water knew), the butler called the bridegroom

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Divine protection given during

Exodus 34:24

For I will cast the Gentiles out of thy presence and enlarge thy borders; neither shall anyone covet thy land when thou shalt go up to be seen before the LORD thy God three times a year.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Appointed feasts

Isaiah 1:14

Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates: they are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them.

Feasts » Wedding » At cana of galilee

John 2:1

And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there,

Feasts » Guests arranged according to age

Genesis 43:33

And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright and the youngest according to his youth; and the men marvelled one at another.

Feasts » Riddles propounded at

Judges 14:12

unto whom Samson said, I will now put forth an enigma unto you, which if ye can declare it and discover it to me within the seven days of the banquet, then I will give you thirty sheets and thirty changes of garments.

Feasts » Served in one dish

Matthew 26:23

And he answered and said, He that dips his hand with me in the dish, the same shall betray me.

Feasts » Instituted by moses » Holy convocations

Leviticus 23:4

These are the feasts of the LORD, the holy convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their appointed times.

Feasts » Host served

Genesis 18:8

And he took butter and milk and the calf which he had dressed and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they ate.

Hebrew » Feasts

Hebrews 11:28

By faith he kept the passover and the sprinkling of the blood lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.

Leviticus 23:6

And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the feast of unleavened bread unto the LORD; seven days ye must eat unleavened bread.

Numbers 9:5

And they kept the passover on the fourteenth day of the first month between the two evenings in the wilderness of Sinai; according to all that the LORD commanded Moses, so did the sons of Israel.

Joshua 5:10

And the sons of Israel encamped in Gilgal and celebrated the passover on the fourteenth day of the month, in the evening, in the plains of Jericho.

2 Kings 23:22

Such a passover had not been made since the days of the judges that judged Israel, nor in all the days of the kings of Israel, nor of 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

And the feast of the harvest of the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field, and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.

Exodus 34:22

And thou shalt keep the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of the reaping of the wheat, and the feast of ingathering at the year's end.

Leviticus 23:16

unto the day after the seventh sabbath, ye shall number fifty days; then ye shall offer a new present unto the LORD.

Numbers 28:26

Also in the day of the firstfruits, when ye offer a new present unto the LORD in your fulfilled weeks, ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work.

More verses: Deuteronomy 16:10

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

Leviticus 23:24

Speak unto the sons of Israel, saying, In the seventh month in the first day of the month, ye shall have a rest, an alarm for a reminder, and a holy convocation.

Numbers 29:1

And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, ye shall have a holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work; it is a day of sounding an alarm unto you.

Nehemiah 8:2

And Ezra, the priest, brought the law before the congregation, both of men and women and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.

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

Mark 14:22

And as they were eating, Jesus took bread and, blessing it, broke it and gave to them and said, Take, eat: this is my body.

Matthew 22:4

Again, he sent forth other slaves, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my bulls and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready; come unto the marriage.

Isaiah 25:6

And in this mountain the LORD of the hosts shall make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of purified wines, of fat things full of marrow, of purified liquids.

More verses: Proverbs 9:1-6

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Foreigners Permitted At The Feasts

Exodus 12:48

And if a stranger shall sojourn with thee and desire to make the passover to the LORD, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and make this sacrifice; and he shall be as one that is natural in the land, but no uncircumcised person shall eat of it.

the anniversary Feasts

Exodus 23:15

Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib, for in it thou didst come out from Egypt; and none shall appear before me empty),

Unique Feasts

2 Kings 23:22

Such a passover had not been made since the days of the judges that judged Israel, nor in all the days of the kings of Israel, nor of the kings of Judah.