Festival of Trumpets

Festival of Trumpets

A celebration on the first day of the seventh month (Tishri) of the Hebrew religious year. Its name comes from its designation as a “day to blow the trumpets” (Num 29:1; Lev 23:24; Num 10:10). It was a day of rest. An extra set of new-moon offerings was brought (except for one bull as a burnt offering), because it was the foremost of the new-moon celebrations (Num 29:2-6; Num 28:11-15). In the Bible, this day does not appear to have the character of a New Year’s celebration.

Num 29:1

Offerings at the Festival of Trumpets
1On the first day of the seventh month you shall have a holy convocation; you shall not work at your occupations. It is a ... View more

Lev 23:24

24Speak to the people of Israel, saying: In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe a day of complete rest, a holy convocation comme ... View more

Num 10:10

10Also on your days of rejoicing, at your appointed festivals, and at the beginnings of your months, you shall blow the trumpets over your burnt offerings and o ... View more

Num 29:2-6

2and you shall offer a burnt offering, a pleasing odor to the Lord: one young bull, one ram, seven male lambs a year old without blemish.3Their grain offering s ... View more

Num 28:11-15

Monthly Offerings
11At the beginnings of your months you shall offer a burnt offering to the Lord: two young bulls, one ram, seven male lambs a year old without ... View more

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