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10 Bible Verses about the anniversary Feasts

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Exodus 23:15

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

Exodus 34:18

The feast of the unleavened bread shalt thou keep: seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread, as I have commanded thee, at the appointed time of the month Abib; for in the month Abib thou camest out from Egypt.

Leviticus 23:1

And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,

Daniel 5:1

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his nobles, and drank wine before the thousand.

Numbers 9:2

Let the children of Israel also hold the passover at its set time;

1 Kings 12:32

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

1 Corinthians 5:8

so that let us celebrate the feast, not with old leaven, nor with leaven of malice and wickedness, but with unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

Esther 9:26

Therefore they called these days Purim after the name of Pur. Therefore, according to all the words of this letter, and for what they had seen concerning this matter and what had happened to them,

John 7:2

Now the tabernacles, the feast of the Jews, was near.

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the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Sacrificing

1 Kings 9:25

And three times in the year did Solomon offer up burnt-offerings and peace-offerings upon the altar that he had built to Jehovah, and he burned incense upon that which was before Jehovah. So he finished the house.

2 Chronicles 8:13

even as the duty of every day required, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and at the set feasts, three times in the year, at the feast of unleavened bread, and at the feast of weeks, and at the feast of tabernacles.

1 Samuel 1:3

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

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Solemn feasts

2 Chronicles 8:13

even as the duty of every day required, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and at the set feasts, three times in the year, at the feast of unleavened bread, and at the feast of weeks, and at the feast of tabernacles.

Lamentations 1:4

The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn assembly: all her gates are desolate; her priests sigh, her virgins are in grief; and as for her, she is in bitterness.

the anniversary Feasts » Offerings to be made at

Exodus 34:20

But the firstling of an ass thou shalt ransom with a lamb; and if thou ransom it not, then shalt thou break its neck. All the first-born of thy sons thou shalt ransom; and none shall appear before me empty.

Deuteronomy 16:16-17

Three times in the year shall all thy males appear before Jehovah thy God in the place which he will choose, at the feast of unleavened bread, and at the feast of weeks, and at the feast of tabernacles; and they shall not appear before Jehovah empty: each shall give according to that which is in his power to give, according to the blessing of Jehovah thy God which he hath given thee.

the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Entertainments

1 Samuel 1:9

And Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk; (now Eli the priest sat upon the seat by the door-post of the temple of Jehovah;)

1 Samuel 1:4

And it came to pass on the day that Elkanah sacrificed, he gave to Peninnah his wife and to all her sons and her daughters portions;

the anniversary Feasts » Females often attended

1 Samuel 1:9

And Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk; (now Eli the priest sat upon the seat by the door-post of the temple of Jehovah;)

1 Samuel 1:3

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

the anniversary Feasts » All males to attend

Exodus 23:17

Three times in the year all thy males shall appear in the presence of the Lord Jehovah.

Exodus 34:23

Thrice in the year shall all thy males appear before the Lord Jehovah, the God of Israel.

the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Joy and gladness

Isaiah 30:20

And the Lord will give you the bread of adversity, and the water of oppression; yet thy teachers shall not be hidden any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers.

Psalm 42:4

These things I remember and have poured out my soul within me: how I passed along with the multitude, how I went on with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a festive multitude.

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

Acts 8:27

And he rose up and went. And lo, an Ethiopian, a eunuch, a man in power under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who was over all her treasure, who had come to worship at Jerusalem,

Acts 2:5-11

Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, pious men, from every nation of those under heaven. But the rumour of this having spread, the multitude came together and were confounded, because each one heard them speaking in his own dialect. And all were amazed and wondered, saying, Behold, are not all these who are speaking Galilaeans? read more.
and how do we hear them each in our own dialect in which we have been born, Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and those who inhabit Mesopotamia, and Judaea, and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, both Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt, and the parts of Libya which adjoin Cyrene, and the Romans sojourning here, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabians, we hear them speaking in our own tongues the great things of God?

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

Psalm 42:4

These things I remember and have poured out my soul within me: how I passed along with the multitude, how I went on with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, a festive multitude.

Luke 2:44

but, supposing him to be in the company that journeyed together, they went a day's journey, and sought him among their relations and acquaintances:

the anniversary Feasts » Christ attended

John 5:1

After these things was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

John 7:10

But when his brethren had gone up, then he himself also went up to the feast, not openly, but as in secret.

the anniversary Feasts » Enumerated

Exodus 23:15-16

Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread, (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I have commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out from Egypt; and none shall appear in my presence empty;) and the feast of harvest, the first-fruits of thy labours which thou hast sown in the field, and the feast of in-gathering, at the end of the year, when thou gatherest in thy labours out of the field.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Feasts of the lord

Leviticus 23:4

These are the set feasts of Jehovah, holy convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their seasons:

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

Isaiah 1:13-14

Bring no more vain oblations! Incense is an abomination unto me, new moon and sabbath, the calling of convocations wickedness and the solemn meeting I cannot bear. Your new moons and your set feasts my soul hateth: they are a burden to me; I am wearied of bearing them.

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

1 Kings 12:27

If this people go up to do sacrifice in the house of Jehovah at Jerusalem, the heart of this people will turn again to their lord, to Rehoboam king of Judah, and they will kill me, and return 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

{A Song of degrees. Of David.} I rejoiced when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of Jehovah. Our feet shall stand within thy 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 Baca, they make it a well-spring; yea, the early rain covereth it with blessings. They go from strength to strength: each one will appear before God in Zion.

the anniversary Feasts » The land divinely protected during

Exodus 34:24

For I will dispossess the nations before thee, and enlarge thy border, and no man shall desire thy land, when thou goest up to appear before the face of Jehovah thy God thrice in the year.

the anniversary Feasts » Instituted by God

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Solemn meetings

Isaiah 1:13

Bring no more vain oblations! Incense is an abomination unto me, new moon and sabbath, the calling of convocations wickedness and the solemn meeting I cannot bear.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Appointed feasts

Isaiah 1:14

Your new moons and your set feasts my soul hateth: they are a burden to me; I am wearied of bearing them.

the anniversary Feasts » Were eucharistic

Psalm 122:4

Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of Jah, a testimony to Israel, to give thanks unto the name of Jehovah.

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

Luke 2:42

And when he was twelve years old, and they went up to Jerusalem according to the custom of the feast