The Bible in Its Traditions

Deuteronomy 16:13–17

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13  Thou shalt keep the feast of tabernacles seven days, after that thou hast gathered in from thy threshing-floor and from thy winepress.

13  Likewise, you shall celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles for seven days, when you will have gathered your fruits from the orchard and the winepress.

13  You shall observe the feast of tabernacles seven days, after you have gathered in from your threshing floor and from your wine press;

14  And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, and the Levite, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that are within thy gates.

14  And you shall feast at the time of your festival: you, your son and daughter, your man servant and woman servant, likewise the Levite and the new arrival, the orphan and the widow, who are within your gates.

14  And you shall rejoice in your feast, you and your son and your daughter and your manservant and your maidservant and the Levite, the sojourner, the orphan, and the widow who is within your towns.

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15  Seven days shalt thou keep a feast unto YHWH thy God in the place which the YHWH shall choose; because the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thine increase, and in all the work of thy hands, and thou shalt be altogether joyful.

15  For seven days you shall celebrate feasts to the Lord your God in the place which the Lord will choose. And the Lord your God will bless you in all your crops, and in every work of your hands. And you shall be joyful.

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16  Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before YHWH thy God in the place which He shall choose; on the feast of unleavened bread, and on the feast of weeks, and on the feast of tabernacles; and they shall not appear before the YHWH empty;

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17  every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of YHWH thy God which He hath given thee.

17  Each one according to his ability, according to the blessing of the Lord thy God which he has given thee.

17  But each one shall offer according to what he will have, according to the blessing of the Lord his God, which he will give to him.