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10 Bible Verses about the anniversary Feasts

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Exodus 23:15

You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread; seven days you shall eat unleavened bread as I commanded you, at the time appointed in the month of Abib, for in it you came out of Egypt. None shall appear before Me empty-handed.

Exodus 34:18

The Feast of Unleavened Bread you shall keep. Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, as I commanded you, in the time of the month of Abib; for in the month of Abib you came out of Egypt.

Leviticus 23:1

The Lord said to Moses,

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king [descendant of Nebuchadnezzar] made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and he drank his wine in the presence of the thousand.

Numbers 9:2

Let the Israelites keep the Passover at its appointed time.

1 Kings 12:32

And Jeroboam appointed a feast on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, like the feast kept in Judah, and he offered sacrifices upon the altar. So he did in Bethel, sacrificing to the calves he had made. And he placed in Bethel the priests of the high places he had made.

1 Corinthians 5:8

Therefore, let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with leaven of vice and malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened [bread] of purity (nobility, honor) and sincerity and [unadulterated] truth.

Esther 9:26

Therefore they called these days Purim, after the name Pur [lot]. Therefore, because of all that was in this letter and what they had faced in this matter and what had happened to them,

John 7:2

Now the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was drawing near.

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the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Sacrificing

1 Kings 9:25

Three times a year Solomon offered burnt offerings and peace offerings on the altar he built to the Lord, and he burned incense with them before the Lord. So he finished the house.

2 Chronicles 8:13

A certain number every day, offering as Moses commanded for the Sabbaths, the New Moons, and the solemn feast days three times in the year -- "the Feasts of Unleavened Bread, of Weeks, and of Tabernacles.

1 Samuel 1:3

This man went from his city year by year to worship and sacrifice to the Lord of hosts at Shiloh, where Hophni and Phinehas, the two sons of Eli, were the Lord's priests.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Solemn feasts

2 Chronicles 8:13

A certain number every day, offering as Moses commanded for the Sabbaths, the New Moons, and the solemn feast days three times in the year -- "the Feasts of Unleavened Bread, of Weeks, and of Tabernacles.

Lamentations 1:4

The roads to Zion mourn, because no one comes to the solemn assembly or the appointed feasts. All her gates are desolate, her priests sigh and groan, her maidens are grieved and vexed, and she herself is in bitterness.

the anniversary Feasts » Offerings to be made at

Exodus 34:20

But the firstling of a donkey [an unclean beast] you shall redeem with a lamb or kid, and if you do not redeem it, then you shall break its neck. All the firstborn of your sons you shall redeem. And none of you shall appear before Me empty-handed.

Deuteronomy 16:16-17

Three times a year shall all your males appear before the Lord your God in the place which He chooses: at the Feast of Unleavened Bread, at the Feast of Weeks, and at the Feast of Tabernacles or Booths. They shall not appear before the Lord empty-handed: Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God which He has given you.

the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Entertainments

1 Samuel 1:9

So Hannah rose after they had eaten and drunk in Shiloh. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his seat beside a post of the temple (tent) of the Lord.

1 Samuel 1:4

When the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he would give to Peninnah his wife and all her sons and daughters portions [of the sacrificial meat].

the anniversary Feasts » Females often attended

1 Samuel 1:9

So Hannah rose after they had eaten and drunk in Shiloh. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his seat beside a post of the temple (tent) of the Lord.

1 Samuel 1:3

This man went from his city year by year to worship and sacrifice to the Lord of hosts at Shiloh, where Hophni and Phinehas, the two sons of Eli, were the Lord's priests.

the anniversary Feasts » All males to attend

Exodus 23:17

Three times in the year all your males shall appear before the Lord God.

Exodus 34:23

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

the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Joy and gladness

Isaiah 30:20

And though the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide Himself any more, but your eyes will constantly behold your Teacher.

Psalm 42:4

These things I [earnestly] remember and pour myself out within me: how I went slowly before the throng and led them in procession to the house of God [like a bandmaster before his band, timing the steps to the sound of music and the chant of song], with the voice of shouting and praise, a throng keeping festival.

the anniversary Feasts » The jews dispersed in distant parts often attended

Acts 8:27

So he got up and went. And behold, an Ethiopian, a eunuch of great authority under Candace the queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure, had come to Jerusalem to worship.

Acts 2:5-11

Now there were then residing in Jerusalem Jews, devout and God-fearing men from every country under heaven. And when this sound was heard, the multitude came together and they were astonished and bewildered, because each one heard them [the apostles] speaking in his own [particular] dialect. And they were beside themselves with amazement, saying, Are not all these who are talking Galileans? read more.
Then how is it that we hear, each of us, in our own (particular) dialect to which we were born? Parthians and Medes and Elamites and inhabitants of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and [the province of] Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and the transient residents from Rome, both Jews and the proselytes [to Judaism from other religions], Cretans and Arabians too -- "we all hear them speaking in our own native tongues [and telling of] the mighty works of God!

the anniversary Feasts » The jews went up to, in large companies

Psalm 42:4

These things I [earnestly] remember and pour myself out within me: how I went slowly before the throng and led them in procession to the house of God [like a bandmaster before his band, timing the steps to the sound of music and the chant of song], with the voice of shouting and praise, a throng keeping festival.

Luke 2:44

But, supposing Him to be in the caravan, they traveled on a day's journey; and [then] they sought Him [diligently, looking up and down for Him] among their kinsfolk and acquaintances.

the anniversary Feasts » Christ attended

John 5:1

Later on there was a Jewish festival (feast) for which Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

John 7:10

But afterward, when His brothers had gone up to the Feast, He went up also, not publicly [not with a caravan], but by Himself quietly and as if He did not wish to be observed.

the anniversary Feasts » Enumerated

Exodus 23:15-16

You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread; seven days you shall eat unleavened bread as I commanded you, at the time appointed in the month of Abib, for in it you came out of Egypt. None shall appear before Me empty-handed. Also you shall keep the Feast of Harvest [Pentecost], [acknowledging] the firstfruits of your toil, of what you sow in the field. And [third] you shall keep the Feast of Ingathering [Booths or Tabernacles] at the end of the year, when you gather in the fruit of your labors from the field.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Feasts of the lord

Leviticus 23:4

These are the set feasts or appointed seasons of the Lord, holy convocations you shall proclaim at their stated times:

the anniversary Feasts » Rendered unavailing by the impiety of the jews

Isaiah 1:13-14

Bring no more offerings of vanity (emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility); [your hollow offering of] incense is an abomination to Me; the New Moons and Sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot endure -- "[it is] iniquity and profanation, even the solemn meeting. Your New Moon festivals and your [hypocritical] appointed feasts My soul hates. They are an oppressive burden to Me; I am weary of bearing them.

the anniversary Feasts » The ten tribes seduced by jeroboam from attending

1 Kings 12:27

If this people goes up to the house of the Lord at Jerusalem to sacrifice, then the heart of this people will turn again to their lord, to Rehoboam king of Judah; and they will kill me and go back to Rehoboam king of Judah.

the anniversary Feasts » Illustrative of general assembly of the church

the anniversary Feasts » The jews attended gladly

Psalm 122:1-2

I was glad when they said to me, Let us go to the house of the Lord! Our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem! -- "

the anniversary Feasts » The dangers and difficulties encountered in going up to, alluded to

Psalm 84:6-7

Passing through the Valley of Weeping (Baca), they make it a place of springs; the early rain also fills [the pools] with blessings. They go from strength to strength [increasing in victorious power]; each of them appears before God in Zion.

the anniversary Feasts » The land divinely protected during

Exodus 34:24

For I will cast out the nations before you and enlarge your borders; neither shall any man desire [and molest] your land when you go up to appear before the Lord your God three times in the year.

the anniversary Feasts » Instituted by God

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Solemn meetings

Isaiah 1:13

Bring no more offerings of vanity (emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility); [your hollow offering of] incense is an abomination to Me; the New Moons and Sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot endure -- "[it is] iniquity and profanation, even the solemn meeting.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Appointed feasts

Isaiah 1:14

Your New Moon festivals and your [hypocritical] appointed feasts My soul hates. They are an oppressive burden to Me; I am weary of bearing them.

the anniversary Feasts » Were eucharistic

Psalm 122:4

To which the tribes go up, even the tribes of the Lord, as was decreed and as a testimony for Israel, to give thanks to the name of the Lord.

the anniversary Feasts » Children commenced attending, when twelve years old

Luke 2:42

And when He was twelve years [old], they went up, as was their custom.