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Feast of Trumpets
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Feast of Trumpets
Trumpets, Feast of (זִכְר֥וֹן תְּרוּעָ֥ה‎, zikhron teru'ah). Literally “Memorial of Trumpets”; an Israelite celebration on the first day of the seventh month (Lev 23:24; Num 29:1–6). For more information on Israelite celebrations, see this article: Feasts and Festivals of Israel.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Trumpets, Feast of
Trumpets, Feast of. Day of solemn rest and remembrance of God’s provision for his people through the Sinai covenant (Lv 23:23–25).See Feasts and Festivals of Israel.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Trumpets, Festival of
TRUMPETS, FESTIVAL OF Day of solemn rest and remembrance of God’s provision for his people through the Sinai covenant (Lv 23:23–25). See Feasts and Festivals of Israel.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Trumpets, Festival Of
Trumpets, Festival of, a celebration on the first day of the seventh month (Tishri) of the Hebrew religious year. Its name comes from its designation as a “day of (horn-)blasts” (Num. 29:1; cf. Lev. 23:24; Num. 10:10). It was a day of rest. An extra set of new-moon offerings was brought (except for one
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Trumpets, Feast of
TRUMPETS, FEAST OF. ‘Day of blowing the trumpets’ (Heb. yôm terû‘â, Nu. 29:1) or ‘memorial of blowing of trumpets’ (Lv. 23:24). The 7th month in the Jewish *calendar, tišri (Sept./Oct.), was the beginning of the civil year. The first day of the month was to be ‘a day of solemn rest’, in which ‘no
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Trumpets, Feast of
Trumpets, Feast of“A day to blow trumpets,” a feast on the first day of the seventh month, Tishri (Sept.–Oct.), beginning Israel’s most sacred month which also included the Feast of Booths and the Day of Atonement. The feast was inaugurated with trumpet blasts (Num. 29:1). All work was to cease and
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Trumpets, Feast of
Trumpets, Feast of. The “day of blowing the trumpets” (Heb. yôm terû˓â; Num. 29:1) or “memorial of blowing the trumpets” (ziḵrôn terû˓â; Lev. 23:24), which fell on the first day (the new moon) of the seventh month, Tishri (Sept./-Oct.). Announced by the sound of trumpets, all work ceased on
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Trumpets, Feast of
Trumpets, Feast of. A Jewish feast kept on the first day of the seventh month (i.e. Tishri, Oct.), the observance of which is ordained in Lev. 23:24 and Num. 29:1. It is now regarded by the Jews as New Year’s Day (‘Rosh ha-Shanah’).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Trumpets Feast of
Trumpets, Feast of, Num. 29:1; Lev. 23:24, the feast of the new moon, which fell on the first of Tisri. It differed from the ordinary festivals of the new moon in several important particulars. It was one of the seven days of holy convocation. Instead of the mere blowing of the trumpets at the temple
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Trumpets, Feast of
Trumpets, Feast ofwas celebrated at the beginning of the month Tisri, the first month of the civil year. It received its name from the circumstances that the trumpets usually blown at the commencement of each month were on that occasion blown with unusual solemnity (Lev. 23:23–25; Num. 10:10; 29:1–6).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Trumpets, Feast of
Trumpets, Feast OfTrumpets, Feast of, a celebration on the first day of the seventh month (Tishri) of the Hebrew religious year. Its name comes from its designation as a ‘day of (horn-)blasts’ (Num. 29:1; cf. Lev. 23:24; Num. 10:10). It was a day of rest. An extra set of new-moon offerings was brought
Key passages
Le 23:23–25

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the Israelites, saying, ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you must have a rest period, a remembrance of the trumpet blast, a holy assembly. You must not do any regular work, and you shall present …

Nu 29:1–6

“ ‘On the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you will have a holy convocation; you will not do any regular work. It will be a day for you of blowing trumpets. You will offer a burnt offering as a fragrance of appeasement for Yahweh: one bull, one ram, …

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