Nehemiah 8:14-1714And they found it written in the Law that the Lord had commanded by Moses athat the people of Israel should dwell in booths ▼
▼Or temporary sheltersduring the feast of the seventh month, 15and that they should proclaim it and cpublish it in all their towns and din Jerusalem, “Go out to the hills and bring ebranches of olive, wild olive, myrtle, palm, and other leafy trees to make booths, as it is written.” 16So the people went out and brought them and made booths for themselves, each fon his roof, and in their courts and in the courts of the house of God, and in the square at gthe Water Gate and in the square at hthe Gate of Ephraim. 17And all the assembly of those who had returned from the captivity made booths and lived in the booths, for from the days of Jeshua the son of Nun to that day ithe people of Israel had not done so. And there was jvery great rejoicing.
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