Exodus 33:12-34:26: Observing the Festivals
The Torah reading for Shabbat that falls on the intermediate days of Sukkot
34:16. And when you take wives from among their daughters for your sons, their daughters will lust after their gods and will cause your sons to lust after their gods.
34:17. You shall not make molten gods for yourselves.
34:18. You shall observe the Feast of Unleavened bread -- eating unleavened bread for seven days, as I have commanded you -- at the set time of the month" of Abib, for in the month of Abib you went forth from Egypt.
34:19. Every first issue of the womb is Mine, from all your livestock that drop a male as firstling, whether cattle or sheep.
34:20. But the firstling of an ass you shall redeem with a sheep; if you do not redeem it, you must break its neck. And you must redeem every first-born among your sons.
None shall appear before Me empty-handed.
34:21. Six days you shall work, but on the seventh day you shall cease from labor; you shall cease from labor even at plowing time and harvest time.
34:22. You shall observe the Feast of Weeks, of the first fruits of the wheat harvest; and the Feast of Ingathering at the turn of the year.
34:23. Three times a year all your males shall appear before the Sovereign LORD, the God of Israel.
34:24. I will drive out nations from your path and enlarge your territory; no one will covet your land when you go up to appear before the LORD your God three times a year.
34:25. You shall not offer the blood of My sacrifice with anything leavened; and the sacrifice of the Feast of Passover shall not be left lying until morning.
34:26. The choice first fruits of your soil you shall bring to the house of the LORD your God.
You shall not boil a kid in its mother's milk.
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