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{Nehemiah 8:14} And they found 4672 z8799 written 3789 z8803 in the law 8451 which x834 the LORD 3068 had commanded 6680 z8765 by 3027 Moses, 4872 that x834 the children 1121 of Israel 3478 should dwell 3427 z8799 in booths 5521 in the feast 2282 of the seventh 7637 month: 2320
by:
Heb. by the hand of
dwell:
"Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month [shall be] the feast of tabernacles [for] seven days unto the LORD." {Lev 23:34} + "And ye shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days. ... That your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I [am] the LORD your God." {Lev 23:40-43} + "Thou shalt observe the feast of tabernacles seven days, after that thou hast gathered in thy corn and thy wine: ... Seven days shalt thou keep a solemn feast unto the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD shall choose: because the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thine increase, and in all the works of thine hands, therefore thou shalt surely rejoice." {Deu 16:13-15} + "And it shall come to pass, [that] every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles. ... This shall be the punishment of Egypt, and the punishment of all nations that come not up to keep the feast of tabernacles." {Zch 14:16-19} + "Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand." {Jhn 7:2}
booths:
"And Jacob journeyed to Succoth, and built him an house, and made booths for his cattle: therefore the name of the place is called Succoth." {Gen 33:17}
the feast:
That is, the feast of tabernacles, which was held in the month Tisri, the seventh of the ecclesiastical year, in commemoration of the sojourning of the Israelites in the wilderness after they had been delivered from Egyptian bondage. For other particulars see the parallel passages.

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