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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 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),

Exodus 34:18

The feast of unleavened bread shalt thou keep. Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, as I commanded thee, in the time of the month Abib; for in the month Abib thou didst come out from Egypt.

Leviticus 23:1

And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying,

Daniel 5:1

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

Numbers 9:2

Let the sons of Israel also keep the passover at its appointed season.

1 Kings 12:32

Then Jeroboam ordained a solemnity in the eighth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like unto the solemnity that was celebrated in Judah; and he sacrificed upon the altar. So did he in Bethel, sacrificing unto the calves that he had made. He also ordered in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.

1 Corinthians 5:8

therefore let us celebrate the feast, not in the old leaven, neither in the leaven of malice and wickedness, but in the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

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,

John 7:2

Now the feast of the Jews, of the tabernacles, was at hand.

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the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Sacrificing

1 Kings 9:25

And three times in a year Solomon offered burnt offerings and peace offerings upon the altar which he built unto the LORD, and he burnt incense upon the altar that was before the LORD, after the house was finished.

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.

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.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » 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.

Lamentations 1:4

Daleth The streets of Zion mourn because there are none to come to the solemnities; all her gates are destroyed; her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.

the anniversary Feasts » Offerings to be made at

Exodus 34:20

But the firstborn of an ass thou shalt ransom with a lamb, and if thou ransom him not, then shalt thou cut off his head. All the firstborn of thy sons thou shalt ransom, and none shall appear before me empty.

Deuteronomy 16:16-17

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, Each man with the gift of his hand, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God, which he shall have given thee.

the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Entertainments

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.

1 Samuel 1:4

And when the day would come, Elkanah would sacrifice, and he would give portions to Peninnah his wife and to all her sons and her daughters.

the anniversary Feasts » Females often attended

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.

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.

the anniversary Feasts » All males to attend

Exodus 23:17

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

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.

the anniversary Feasts » Were seasons of » Joy and gladness

Isaiah 30:20

But the Lord shall give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction; thy rain shall never more be taken away, but thine eyes shall see thy rain:

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.

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

Acts 8:27

Then he arose and went, and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure and had come to Jerusalem to worship,

Acts 2:5-11

(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? read more.
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.

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

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.

Luke 2:44

But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a day's journey, and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintances.

the anniversary Feasts » Christ attended

John 5:1

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

John 7:10

But when his brethren were gone up, then he also went up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were 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 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), 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.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Feasts of the lord

Leviticus 23:4

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

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

Isaiah 1:13-14

Bring no more vain oblations; the incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot stand them; iniquity and the solemn meeting. Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates: they are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them.

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

1 Kings 12:27

if this people go up to sacrifice in the house of the LORD at Jerusalem; for the heart of this people shall turn again unto their lord, even unto Rehoboam, king of Judah, and they shall kill me and go again 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 unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD. Our feet stood within thy gates, O Jerusalem.

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

Psalm 84:6-7

who passing through the valley of Baca, shall make it a well; the rain also shall fill the pools. They go forth in a great multitude; and in order, they shall see God in Zion.

the anniversary Feasts » The land divinely protected 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.

the anniversary Feasts » Instituted by God

the anniversary Feasts » Called » Solemn meetings

Isaiah 1:13

Bring no more vain oblations; the incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot stand them; iniquity and the solemn meeting.

the anniversary Feasts » Called » 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.

the anniversary Feasts » Were eucharistic

Psalm 122:4

Because the tribes went up there, the tribes of JAH, the testimony to Israel, to praise 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 to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.