Edicts or public declarations issued by the civil or religious authorities.
Examples of proclamations in biblical times
Ex 1:15-22 Pharaoh’s edict that all Hebrew boys were to be drowned; Ex 32:5 Aaron’s proclamation of a festival to the
Ne 8:14-15 the Levites’proclamation of festival arrangements Xerxes’decrees in the time of Esther: Est 1:20; Est 2:8; Est 3:14; Est 4:3; Est 8:11 Darius’decrees in the time of Daniel: Da 6:7,15
Jnh 3:7 the king of Nineveh’s proclamation of a fast of repentance; Lk 2:1 Caesar Augustus’proclamation of a census
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