The feast and memorials were told to Moses by God also in this portion of Scripture. Moses is told to instruct the Israelites, especially the priesthood, to proclaim, observe, due diligence to the Holy Days, which were to be set apart as remembrances from generation to generation.


These holy days were what has become into today’s society, known as: the weekly Sabbath (Shabbot – שבת) or the Seventh Day or the “Day of Rest”

[Lev. 23:3]

the fouteenth day of the first month (Nisan-Abib), Shab[v]uot – שבועות (or the Feast of Weeks)

[Lev. 23:15-21]

Other names for the "Feasts of Weeks"--compiled by the works of Hebrew4Christians website.

The first day of the Seventh Month (Rosh Ha’Shanah – ראש השנה), shall be the “blowing of the trumpets”, an holy convocation.

[Lev. 23:23-25]

Blowing of the Shofar_ from L-R (Rabbi Wentworth A. Matthew & priests of the Commandments Keepers, painting of the blowing of the Shofar, An Ethiopian Qes[priest] during TimQet)

The tenth day of the Seventh month (Yom Kippur – יוֹם כִּפּוּר), and it shall be a Day Of Atonement: it shall be an holy convocation to you; and shall afflict your souls and offer an offering made by fire to the LORD.

[Lev. 23:26-32]

…& the fifteenth day of the Seventh month (Sukkot – סֻכּוֹת), shall be the feast of Tabernacles for seven days to the LORD.

[Lev. 23:33-42]

God continues instructing Moses to teach the priests on how to conduct services in the sanctuary of the Tabernacle. Things like; the lighting of the lamps for the candlestick (or the Menorah– מְנוֹרָה), on a regular basis,


the bread offerings, also where the meals were to take place within the Tabernacle.

[Lev. 24:1-10]

Then, the story of the “Blasphemer,” came to Moses so that he should teach to the children of Israel.

[Lev. 24]