New American Standard Bible
'You shall live in booths for seven days; all the native-born in Israel shall live in booths,
King James Bible
Ye shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths:
Darby Bible Translation
In booths shall ye dwell seven days; all born in Israel shall dwell in booths;
World English Bible
You shall dwell in booths seven days. All who are native-born in Israel shall dwell in booths,
Young's Literal Translation
'In booths ye dwell seven days; all who are natives in Israel dwell in booths,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Booths - According to Jewish tradition, what were used at the Feast of Tabernacles were strictly "tabernacula," structures of boards, with a covering of boughs.
The "booth" in which the Israelite kept the Feast, and the "tent" which was his ordinary abode in the wilderness, had this in common - they were temporary places of sojourn, they belonged to camp-life. The seven days of abode in the booths of the festival was thus a fair symbol of the forty years of abode in tents in the wilderness. The Feast might well become the appointed memorial of this period of their history for the ages to come.
All that are Israelites born - The omission of the foreigners in this command is remarkable. Perhaps the intention was that on this joyous occasion they were to be hospitably entertained as guests. Compare Deuteronomy 16:14.
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"Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'On the fifteenth of this seventh month is the Feast of Booths for seven days to the LORD.
You shall thus celebrate it as a feast to the LORD for seven days in the year. It shall be a perpetual statute throughout your generations; you shall celebrate it in the seventh month.
But I have been the LORD your God since the land of Egypt; I will make you live in tents again, As in the days of the appointed festival.
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