New Living Translation
So all the men of Israel assembled before King Solomon at the annual Festival of Shelters, which is held in early autumn in the month of Ethanim.
King James Bible
And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the men of Israel assembled themselves to king Solomon at the feast in the month Ethanim, that is, the seventh month.
World English Bible
All the men of Israel assembled themselves to king Solomon at the feast, in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.
Young's Literal Translation
and all the men of Israel are assembled unto king Solomon, in the month of Ethanim, in the festival -- is the seventh month.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:2 All Israel - Not only the chief men, but a vast number of the common people. The feast - The feast of the dedication, to which Solomon had invited them. Seventh month - Which time he chose with respect to his peoples convenience, because now they had gathered in all their fruits, and were come up to Jerusalem, to celebrate the feast of tabernacles. But the temple was not finished till the eighth month, chap.6:38, how then could he invite them in the seventh month? This was the seventh month of the next year. For although the house in all its parts was finished the year before, yet the utensils of it were not then fully finished: and many preparations were to be made for this great and extraordinary occasion.
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"Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. Begin celebrating the Festival of Shelters on the fifteenth day of the appointed month--five days after the Day of Atonement. This festival to the LORD will last for seven days.
1 Kings 8:65
Then Solomon and all Israel celebrated the Festival of Shelters in the presence of the LORD our God. A large congregation had gathered from as far away as Lebo-hamath in the north and the Brook of Egypt in the south. The celebration went on for fourteen days in all--seven days for the dedication of the altar and seven days for the Festival of Shelters.
1 Kings 12:32
And Jeroboam instituted a religious festival in Bethel, held on the fifteenth day of the eighth month, in imitation of the annual Festival of Shelters in Judah. There at Bethel he himself offered sacrifices to the calves he had made, and he appointed priests for the pagan shrines he had made.
2 Chronicles 5:3
So all the men of Israel assembled before the king at the annual Festival of Shelters, which is held in early autumn.
2 Chronicles 7:8
For the next seven days Solomon and all Israel celebrated the Festival of Shelters. A large congregation had gathered from as far away as Lebo-hamath in the north and the Brook of Egypt in the south.
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