And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath unto the river of Egypt, before the LORD our God, seven days and seven days, even fourteen days.
And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, Thedays of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years: few and evil have thedays of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto thedays of the years of the life of my fathers in thedays of their pilgrimage.
And that these daysshould be remembered and kept throughout every generation, every family, every province, and every city; and that these days of Purim should not fail from among the Jews, nor the memorial of them perish from their seed.
Jerusalem remembered in thedays of her affliction and of her miseries all her pleasant things that she had in thedays of old, when her people fell into the hand of the enemy, and none did help her: the adversaries saw her, and did mock at her sabbaths.
As thedays wherein the Jews rested from their enemies, and the month which was turned unto them from sorrow to joy, and from mourning into a good day: that they should make them days of feasting and joy, and of sending portions one to another, and gifts to the poor.
All thedays of the vow of his separation there shall no razor come upon his head: until thedays be fulfilled, in the which he separateth himself unto the LORD, he shall be holy, and shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow.