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Feasts

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Feasts

Ancient customs at:

Men alone present at
Genesis 40:20; Genesis 43:32; Genesis 43:34; 1 Samuel 9:22; Esther 1:8-9; Mark 6:21; Luke 14:24

Men and women attend
Exodus 32:6; Exodus 32:2-3; Daniel 5:1-3

Riddles propounded at
Judges 14:12

Marriage feasts provided by the bridegroom
Judges 14:10; Judges 14:17

Guests arranged according to age
Genesis 43:33

Guests arranged according to rank
1 Samuel 9:22; Luke 14:8-10

Reclined on couches
Amos 6:4; Amos 6:7; Luke 7:38; John 13:25

Served in one dish
Matthew 26:23

Were presided over by a governor
John 2:8-9

Host served
Genesis 18:8

Wine served at
Esther 5:6; Esther 7:7

Music at
Isaiah 5:12; Amos 6:4-5; Luke 15:25

Dancing at
Matthew 14:6; Luke 15:25

Given by kings
1 Samuel 20:5; 1 Samuel 25:36; 2 Samuel 9:10; 1 Kings 2:7; 1 Kings 4:22; 1 Kings 18:19; Esther 1:3-8; Daniel 5:1-4

Drunkenness at
1 Samuel 25:36; Esther 1:10; Daniel 5:1-4

Covenants ratified by
Genesis 26:28-30

Celebrations for:

Birthdays
Genesis 40:20; Mark 6:21

Coronations
1 Kings 1:25; 1 Chronicles 12:38-40

National deliverances
Esther 8:17; Esther 9:17-19

Figurative
Matthew 22:1-14; Luke 14:16-24; Revelation 19:9; Revelation 19:17

Annual festivals instituted by Moses:

Designated as:

Solemn Feasts
Numbers 15:3; 2 Chronicles 8:13; Lamentations 2:6; Ezekiel 46:9


Set Feasts
Numbers 29:39; Ezra 3:5


Appointed Feasts
Isaiah 1:14


Holy Convocations
Leviticus 23:4


First and last days were Sabbatic
Leviticus 23:39-40; Numbers 28:18-25; Numbers 29:12; Numbers 29:35; Nehemiah 8:1-18

Kept with rejoicing
Leviticus 23:40; Deuteronomy 16:11-14; 2 Chronicles 30:21-26; Ezra 6:22; Nehemiah 8:9-12; Nehemiah 8:17; Psalms 42:4; Psalms 122:4; Isaiah 30:29; Zech 8:19

Divine protection given during
Exodus 34:24

The three principal festivals were Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles:

All males were required to attend
Exodus 23:17; Exodus 34:23; Deuteronomy 16:16; Psalms 42:4; Psalms 122:4; Ezekiel 36:38; Luke 2:44; John 4:45; John 43:7


Aliens permitted to attend
John 12:20; Acts 2:1-11


Attended by women
1 Samuel 1:3; 1 Samuel 1:9; Luke 2:41


Observed:

By Jesus
Matthew 26:17-20; Luke 2:41-42; Luke 22:15; John 2:13; John 2:23; John 5:1; John 7:10; John 10:22


By Paul
Acts 18:21; Acts 19:21; Acts 20:6; Acts 20:16; Acts 24:11; Acts 24:17
Passover; Pentecost; Purim; Tabernacles; Trumpets


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Feasts

[FESTIVALS; MEALS]