Leviticus 23:34–43

34 “Speak to the children of Israel, saying: w‘The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the Feast of Tabernacles for seven days to the Lord. 35 On the first day there shall be a holy convocation. You shall do no customary work on it. 36 For seven days you shall offer an xoffering made by fire to the Lord. yOn the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation, and you shall offer an offering made by fire to the Lord. It is a zsacred 5assembly, and you shall do no customary work on it.

37 a‘These are the feasts of the Lord which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations, to offer an offering made by fire to the Lord, a burnt offering and a grain offering, a sacrifice and drink offerings, everything on its day—38 bbesides the Sabbaths of the Lord, besides your gifts, besides all your vows, and besides all your freewill offerings which you give to the Lord.

39 ‘Also on the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have cgathered in the fruit of the land, you shall keep the feast of the Lord for seven days; on the first day there shall be a sabbath-rest, and on the eighth day a sabbath-rest. 40 And dyou shall take for yourselves on the first day the 6fruit of beautiful trees, branches of palm trees, the boughs of leafy trees, and willows of the brook; eand you shall rejoice before the Lord your God for seven days. 41 fYou shall keep it as a feast to the Lord for seven days in the year. It shall be a statute forever in your generations. You shall celebrate it in the seventh month. 42 gYou shall dwell in 7booths for seven days. hAll who are native Israelites shall dwell in booths, 43 ithat your generations may jknow that I made the children of Israel dwell in booths when kI brought them out of the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.’ ”

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