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 23:23  23:24
23:24 speak to the Israelites and say:

The first day of the seventh month shall be a day of rest. It is a sacred holiday for remembrance [and] sounding [of the ram's horn].
Daber el-beney Yisra'el lemor bachodesh hashvi'i be'echad lachodesh yihyeh lachem Shabaton zichron tru'ah mikra kodesh.




Commentary:

seventh month
  This is Tishrei, the seventh month counting from Nissan (See Leviticus 23:5). The Torah is speaking of Rosh HaShanah, the New Year.

remembrance
  (Targum; Rashi; Rosh HaShanah 32a). Or, 'commemorative sounding' (Chizzkuni). Others translate zikhron here as 'sounding' (Saadia; Ibn Janach; cf. Numbers 10:9).

ram's horn
  (Sifra; Ralbag; cf. Rosh HaShanah 26a).





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