The feast of the Passover,
Deuteronomy 16:1 Obserue the moneth of Abib and offer passeouer vnto the Lorde thy God. For in the moneth of Abib, the Lord thy God broughte the oute of Egypte by nyghte. Deuteronomy 16:2 Thou shalt therefore offer passe ouer vnto the Lord thi God, and shepe & oxen in the place which þe Lord shall chose to make hys name dwell there. Deuteronomy 16:3 Thou shalte eate no leauened breade therwyth: but shalt eate therwyth the breade of tribulation .vij. dayes longe. For thou camest out of the land of Egipt in haste, that thou maist remembre þe day when thou camest out of the land of Egipt all dayes of thy life. Deuteronomy 16:4 And se that there be no leuened bread sene in al thy costes .vij. daies longe, and that there remayne nothynge of the flesh which thou hast offred the first day at euen, vntyl the mornyng. Deuteronomy 16:5 Thou mayst not offer passeouer in any of thy cityes which the Lord thy god geueth þe Deuteronomy 16:6 But in the place whiche the Lord thy God shall chose to make his name dwell in, there thou shalt offer passeouer at euen about the goyng downe of the sunne, euen in the ceason þt thou camest out of Egypt. Deuteronomy 16:7 And thou shalt seeth & eate it in the place whyche the Lorde thy God hath chosen, & depart on the morow & gette the vnto thy tente. Deuteronomy 16:8 Syxe dayes thou shalt eate swetebreade, and the seuenth daye is for the people to come togither to the Lord thy God, that thou maist do no worcke.
Deuteronomy 16:9 Then reken the .vij. wekes & begyn to reken the .vij. wekes when the sickle beginneth in the corne, Deuteronomy 16:10 and kepe the feaste of wekes vnto the Lord thy God, that thou gyue a frewylofferyng of thyne hande vnto the Lorde thy God accordynge as the Lord thy God hath blessed the. Deuteronomy 16:11 And reioyce before the Lorde thy God, both thou, thy sonne, thy daughter, thy seruaunt and thy mayd, & the Leuite that is wythin thy gates, & the straunger, the fatherles & the wedowes þt are among you, in the place which the lord thy god hath chosen to make hys name dwel there. Deuteronomy 16:12 And remembre that thou wast a seruaunt in Egypte þt thou obserue and do these ordinaunces.
Deuteronomy 16:13 Thou shalt obserue the feast of the tabernacles .vij. dayes long, after that þu hast gathered in thy corne & thy wine. Deuteronomy 16:14 And thou shalte reioyce in that thy feast, both thou & thy sonne thy daughter, thy seruaunt, thy mayd, þe Leuite, the straunger, the fatherles, & the widow that are in thy cities. Deuteronomy 16:15 Seuen dayes thou shalt kepe holy day vnto the Lord thy God, in the place which þe Lord shall chose: for þe Lorde thy God shall blesse the in al thy frutes and in all the workes of thyne handes, & therfore shalte þu be glad.
Every male must offer, as he is able, at these three feasts.
Deuteronomy 16:16 Thre times in the yere shall al your males appeare before the Lorde thy God in the place which he shal chose: In the feast of swete bread, in the feaste of wekes & in the feast of tabernacles. And they shall not appeare before the Lord empty: Deuteronomy 16:17 but euery man with the gyft of his hand, according to the blessyng of the Lord thy God whyche he hath geuen the.
Of judges and justice.
Deuteronomy 16:18 Iudges and officers thou shalt make the, in all thy gates which the Lord thy God geueth þe thorowout thy trybes: & let them iudge þe people ryghtuously. Deuteronomy 16:19 Wrest not the lawe nor know any person nether take any reward for giftes blind the wise & peruert þe wordes of the ryghtuous. Deuteronomy 16:20 But in all thyngs folowe ryghtuousnes þt thou maist lyue & enioy the land which the Lord thy God geueth the.
Groves and images are forbidden.
Deuteronomy 16:21 Thou shalt plante no groue of whatsoeuer trees it be, nye vnto the alter of the Lord thy God which thou shalt make the. Deuteronomy 16:22 Thou shal sette the vp no pyller, whyche the Lord thy God hateth.