Also on the tenth [day] of this seventh month [there shall be] a day of atonement: it shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD.
And ye shall do no work in that same day: for it [is] a day of atonement, to make an atonement for you before the LORD your God.
For whatsoever soul [it be] that shall not be afflicted in that same day, he shall be cut off from among his people.
And whatsoever soul [it be] that doeth any work in that same day, the same soul will I destroy from among his people.
Ye shall do no manner of work: [it shall be] a statute for ever throughout your generations in all your dwellings.
It [shall be] unto you a sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth [day] of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath.
Related Topics and Bible Verses
the month of gifts, i.e., of vintage offerings; called Tisri
after the Exile; corresponding to part of September and October.
It was the first month of the civil year, and the seventh of the
sacred year (1 Kings 8:2).
the first month of the civil year, and the seventh of the
ecclesiastical year. See ETHANIM ¯T0001261 (1 Kings 8:2). Called
in the Assyrian inscriptions Tasaritu, i.e. "beginning."