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Sabbaths and Feasts

23:10 23 “For six years24 you are to sow your land and gather in its produce. 23:11 But in the seventh year25 you must let it lie fallow and leave it alone so that the poor of your people may eat, and what they leave any animal in the field26 may eat; you must do likewise with your vineyard and your olive grove. 23:12 For six days you are to do your work, but on the seventh day you must cease, in order that your ox and your donkey may rest and that your female servant’s son and any hired help27 may refresh themselves.28

23:13 “Pay attention to do29 everything I have told you, and do not even mention30 the names of other gods—do not let them be heard on your lips.31

23:14 “Three times32 in the year you must make a pilgrim feast33 to me. 23:15 You are to observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread; seven days34 you must eat bread made without yeast, as I commanded you, at the appointed time of the month of Abib, for at that time35 you came out of Egypt. No one may appear before36 me empty-handed.

23:16 “You are also to observe37 the Feast of Harvest, the firstfruits of your labors that you have sown in the field, and the Feast of Ingathering at the end of the year38 when you have gathered in39 your harvest40 out of the field. 23:17 At41 three times in the year all your males will appear before the Lord God.42

23:18 You must not offer43 the blood of my sacrifice with bread containing yeast; the fat of my festal sacrifice must not remain until morning.44 23:19 The first of the firstfruits of your soil you must bring to the house of the Lord your God.

“You must not cook a young goat in its mother’s milk.45


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