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Leviticus 23:24


“Tell the Israelites, ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you must have a complete rest, a memorial announced by loud horn blasts, 1  a holy assembly.


Le 25:9; Nu 10:10; Nu 29:1-6; 1Ch 15:28; 2Ch 5:13; Ezr 3:6; Ps 81:1-4; Ps 98:6; Isa 27:13; 1Co 15:52; 1Th 4:16

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tn Heb “a memorial of loud blasts.” Although the term for “horn” does not occur here, allowing for the possibility that vocal “shouts” of acclamation are envisioned (see P. J. Budd, Leviticus [NCBC], 325), the “blast” of the shofar (a trumpet made from a ram’s “horn”) is most likely what is intended. On this occasion, the loud blasts on the horn announced the coming of the new year on the first day of the seventh month (see the explanations in J. E. Hartley, Leviticus [WBC], 387, and B. A. Levine, Leviticus [JPSTC], 160).

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