So what will you do on the festival day, on the festival days of the Lord?
I will put an end to all her celebration: her annual religious festivals, monthly new moon celebrations, and weekly Sabbath festivities – all her appointed festivals.
“‘At the festivals and at the appointed feasts the grain offering will be an ephah with the bull and an ephah with the ram, and with the lambs as much as one is able, 1 and a gallon 2 of olive oil with each ephah of grain. 3
And on the fifteenth day of this month is the festival. For seven days bread made without yeast must be eaten.
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
He observed the daily requirements for sacrifices that Moses had specified for Sabbaths, new moon festivals, and the three annual celebrations – the Feast of Unleavened Bread, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Temporary Shelters. 1
Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, 1 which is called the Passover, was approaching.
“‘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.
I hate your new moon festivals and assemblies; they are a burden that I am tired of carrying.
Three times a year all your males must appear before the Lord your God in the place he chooses for the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Weeks, and the Festival of Temporary Shelters; and they must not appear before him 1 empty-handed.
The king contributed 1 some of what he owned for burnt sacrifices, including the morning and evening burnt sacrifices and the burnt sacrifices made on Sabbaths, new moon festivals, and at other appointed times prescribed 2 in the law of the Lord.
Jeroboam inaugurated a festival on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, 1 like the festival celebrated in Judah. 2 On the altar in Bethel he offered sacrifices to the calves he had made. 3 In Bethel he also appointed priests for the high places he had made.
You must celebrate it as a pilgrim festival to the Lord for seven days in the year. This is a perpetual statute throughout your generations; 1 you must celebrate it in the seventh month.