“‘On the fifteenth day of the seventh month you are to have a holy assembly; you must do no ordinary work, and you must keep a festival to the Lord for seven days.
and whenever burnt sacrifices were offered to the Lord on the Sabbath and at new moon festivals and assemblies. A designated number were to serve before the Lord regularly in accordance with regulations. 1
Afterward they offered the continual burnt offerings and those for the new moons and those for all the holy assemblies of the Lord and all those that were being voluntarily offered to the Lord.
But while they had gone to buy it, the bridegroom arrived, and those who were ready went inside with him to the wedding banquet. Then 1 the door was shut.
When 1 the days of their feasting were finished, 2 Job would send 3 for them and sanctify 4 them; he would get up early 5 in the morning and offer burnt offerings according to 6 the number of them all. For Job thought, “Perhaps 7 my children 8 have sinned and cursed 9 God in their hearts.” This was Job’s customary practice.
Moses said, “We will go with our young and our old, with our sons and our daughters, and with our sheep and our cattle we will go, because we are to hold 1 a pilgrim feast for the Lord.”
“‘On 1 the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you gather in the produce of the land, you must celebrate a pilgrim festival of the Lord for seven days. On the first day is a complete rest and on the eighth day is complete rest.
and you make an offering by fire to the Lord from the herd or from the flock (whether a burnt offering or a sacrifice for discharging a vow or as a freewill offering or in your solemn feasts) to create a pleasing aroma to the Lord,
“‘These things you must present to the Lord at your appointed times, in addition to your vows and your freewill offerings, as your burnt offerings, your grain offerings, your drink offerings, and your peace offerings.’”
for the loaves of presentation and for the regular grain offerings and regular burnt offerings, for the Sabbaths, for the new moons, for the appointed meetings, for the holy offerings, for the sin offerings to make atonement for Israel, and for all the work of the temple of our God.
Look at Zion, the city where we hold religious festivals! You 1 will see Jerusalem, 2 a peaceful settlement, a tent that stays put; 3 its stakes will never be pulled up; none of its ropes will snap in two.
“The Lord who rules over all says, ‘The fast of the fourth, fifth, seventh, and tenth 1 months will become joyful and happy, pleasant feasts for the house of Judah, so love truth and peace.’
The entire assembly then decided to celebrate for seven more days; so they joyfully celebrated for seven more days.