3 Take up a psalm, and bring forth the timbrel: a pleasing Psalter with stringed instruments.
4 Sound the trumpet at the new moon, on the noteworthy day of your solemnity,
5 for it is a precept in Israel and a judgment for the God of Jacob.
6 He set it as a testimony with Joseph, when he went out of the land of Egypt. He heard a tongue that he did not know.
7 He turned the burdens away from his back. His hands had been a slave to baskets.
8 You called upon me in tribulation, and I freed you. I heard you within the hidden tempest. I tested you with waters of contradiction.
9 My people, listen and I will call you to testify. If, O Israel, you will pay heed to me,
10 then there will be no new god among you, nor will you adore a foreign god.
11 For I am the Lord your God, who led you out of the land of Egypt. Widen your mouth, and I will fill it.
Leviticus 23:1, 4-11, 15-16, 27, 34b-37
1 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying:
4 Therefore, these are the feasts of the Lord, which you must celebrate in their times.
5 The first month, the fourteenth day of the month, at evening, is the Passover of the Lord.
6 And the fifteenth day of this month is the solemnity of the unleavened bread of the Lord. For seven days shall you eat unleavened bread.
7 The first day shall be greatly honored and holy to you; you shall do no servile work in it.
8 But you shall offer a sacrifice with fire, for seven days, to the Lord. Then the seventh day shall be more honored and more holy; and you shall do no servile work in it.
9 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying:
10 Speak to the sons of Israel, and you shall say to them: When you will have entered into the land which I will give to you, and you will have harvested your grain fields, you shall carry the sheaves of grain, the first-fruits of your harvest, to the priest.
11 He shall lift up a sheaf before the Lord, on the day after the Sabbath, so that it may be acceptable for you, and he shall sanctify it.
15 Therefore, you shall number from the day after the Sabbath, in which you offered a sheaf of the first-fruits, seven full weeks,
16 all the way to the day after the completion of the seventh week, that is, fifty days, and then you shall offer a new sacrifice to the Lord,
27 The tenth day of this seventh month shall be the day of atonement; it shall be most honored, and it shall be called holy. And you shall afflict your souls on that day, and you shall offer a holocaust to the Lord.
34b seven days for the Lord.
35 The first day shall be called most honored and most holy; you shall do no servile work in it.
36 And for seven days you shall offer holocausts to the Lord. Likewise, the eighth day shall be most honored and most holy, and you shall offer holocausts to the Lord. For it is the day of assembly and gathering. You shall do no servile work in it.
37 These are the feasts of the Lord, which you shall call most honored and most holy, and in them you shall offer oblations to the
Leave a Reply.
Enter your email address below to get the daily scriptures in your inbox every morning.