New American Bible (Revised Edition)
21 Six days you may labor,(A) but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the seasons of plowing and harvesting you must rest.
22 (B)You shall keep the feast of Weeks with the first fruits of the wheat harvest, likewise, the feast of the Ingathering at the close of the year.[a] 23 Three times a year all your men shall appear before the Lord, the Lord God of Israel.Read full chapter
- 34:22 Feast of Weeks: the festival of thanksgiving for the harvest, celebrated seven weeks or fifty days after the beginning of the harvest. It was also called Pentecost (fiftieth) and coincided with the giving of the law on Mount Sinai, fifty days after the offering of the first fruits; cf. Lv 23:10–11; Dt 16:9. Feast of the Ingathering: feast of Booths.