15 Thou shalt keep the feast of [a]unleavened bread: thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the season of the month of Abib: for in it thou camest out of Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty.
16 The [b]feast also of the harvest of the first fruits of thy labors, which thou hast sown in the field: and the [c]feast of gathering fruits in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labors out of the field.
17 These three times in the year shall all thy men children appear before the Lord Jehovah.
Exodus 23:15That is, Easter, in remembrance that the Angel passed over and spared the Israelites, when he slew the firstborn of the Egyptians.
Exodus 23:16Which is Whitsuntide, in token that the Law was given 50 days after they departed from Egypt.
Exodus 23:16This is the feast of Tabernacles, signifying that they dwelled 40 years under the tents or the Tabernacles in wilderness.
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