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Leviticus 23


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Leviticus 23:1-2

God introduces His appointed times

Leviticus 23:3

God declares the sabbath day to be one of His appointed times

Leviticus 23:4-8

God declares the 14th day of the first month to be Passover. Passover starts a 7-day feast called Unleavened Bread; most see them as one feast.

Leviticus 23:9-14

God declares the Feast of First Fruits to be His appointed time.

Leviticus 23:15-22

God declares the Feast of Weeks to be one of His appointed times. The Feast of Weeks was later named “Pentecost” by Hellenized (Greek) Jews in 300 BC.

Leviticus 23:23-25

God proclaims the fall feasts. The first of which is the Feast of Trumpets. Literally in Hebrew “The day of the shout.”

Leviticus 23:26-32

God declares the Day of Atonement, (“Yom Kippur” in Hebrew) to be one of His appointed times

Leviticus 23:33-44

God declares the Feast of Tabernacles to be one of His appointed times.