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Bible Concordances

Nave's Topical Bible

Feasts

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  • Ancient customs at
    • Men alone present at
      Genesis 40:20; 43:32,34; 1 Samuel 9:22; Esther 1:8,9; Mark 6:21; Luke 14:24

  • Men and women attend
    Exodus 32:6; 32:2,3; Daniel 5:1-3

  • Riddles propounded at
    Judges 14:12

  • Marriage feasts provided by the bridegroom
    Judges 14:10,17

  • Guests arranged according to age
    Genesis 43:33

  • Rank
    1 Samuel 9:22; Luke 14:8-10

  • Reclined on couches
    Amos 6:4,7; Luke 7:38; John 13:25

  • Served in one dish
    Matthew 26:23

  • Were presided over by a master of ceremonies
    John 2:8,9

  • Host served
    Genesis 18:8

  • Wine served at
    Esther 5:6; 7:7

  • Music at
    Isaiah 5:12; Amos 6:4,5; Luke 15:25

  • Dancing at
    Matthew 14:6; Luke 15:25

  • Given by kings
    1 Samuel 20:5; 25:36; 2 Samuel 9:10; 1 Kings 2:7; 4:22; 18:19; Esther 1:3-8; Daniel 5:1-4

  • Drunkenness at
    1 Samuel 25:36; Esther 1:10; Daniel 5:1-4

  • Covenants ratified by
    Genesis 26:28-30

  • Celebrations by
    • Birthdays
      Genesis 40:20; Mark 6:21
    • Coronations
      1 Kings 1:25; 1 Chronicles 12:38-40
    • National deliverances
      Esther 8:17; 9:17-19

  • FIGURATIVE
    Matthew 22:1-14; Luke 14:16-24; Revelation 19:9,17

  • ANNUAL FESTIVALS

  • (Instituted by Moses)
    • Designated as SOLEMN FEASTS
      Numbers 15:3; 2 Chronicles 8:13; Lamentations 2:6; Ezekiel 46:9
    • SET FEASTS
      Numbers 29:39; Ezra 3:5
    • APPOINTED FEASTS
      Isaiah 1:14
    • HOLY CONVOCATIONS
      Leviticus 23:4
    • First and last days were SABBATIC
      Leviticus 23:39,40; Numbers 28:18-25; 29:12,35; Nehemiah 8:1-18
    • Kept with rejoicing
      Leviticus 23:40; Deuteronomy 16:11-14; 2 Chronicles 30:21-26; Ezra 6:22; Nehemiah 8:9-12,17; Psalm 42:4; 122:4; Isaiah 30:29; Zechariah 8:19
    • Divine protection given during
      Exodus 34:24
    • The three principal were: PASSOVER, PENTECOST, TABERNACLES
    • All males were required to attend
      Exodus 23:17; 34:23; Deuteronomy 16:16; Psalm 42:4; 122:4; Ezekiel 36:38; Luke 2:44; John 4:45; 7
    • Aliens (non-Jews) were permitted to attend
      John 12:20; Acts 2:1-11
    • Attended by women
      1 Samuel 1:3,9; Luke 2:41
    • Observed
      • By Jesus
        Matthew 26:17-20; Luke 2:41,42; 22:15; John 2:13,23; 5:1; 7:10; 10:22
      • By Paul
        Acts 18:21; 19:21; 20:6,16; 24:11,17

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Bibliography Information
Nave, Orville J. Entry for 'Feasts'. Nave's Topical Bible. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ntb/f/feasts.html. 1896.

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