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Entertainments

Often great — Ge 21:8; Da 5:1; Lu 5:29.

Given on occasions of

Marriage. — Mt 22:2.

Birthdays. — Mr 6:21.

Weaning children. — Ge 21:8.

Taking leave of friends. — 1Ki 19:21.

Return of friends. — 2Sa 12:4; Lu 15:23.

Ratifying covenants. — Ge 26:30; 31:54.

Sheep-shearing. — 1Sa 25:2,36; 2Sa 13:23.

Harvest home. — Ru 3:2-7; Isa 9:3.

Vintage. — Jdj 9:27.

Coronation of Kings. — 1Ki 1:9,18,19; 1Ch 12:39,40; Ho 7:5.

Offering voluntary sacrifice. — Ge 31:54; De 12:6,7; 1Sa 1:4,5,9.

Festivals. — 1Sa 20:5,24-26.

National deliverance. — Es 8:17; 9:17-19.

Preparations made for — Ge 18:6,7; Pr 9:2; Mt 22:4; Lu 15:23.

Kinds of, mentioned in scripture

Dinner. — Ge 43:16; Mt 22:4; Lu 14:12.

Supper. — Lu 14:12; Joh 12:2.

Banquet of wine. — Es 5:6.

Under the direction of a master of the feast — Joh 2:8,9.

Served often by hired servants — Mt 22:13; Joh 2:5.

Served often by members of the family — Ge 18:8; Lu 10:40; Joh 12:2.

Invitations to

Often addressed to many. — Lu 14:16.

Often only to relatives and friends. — 1Ki 1:9; Lu 14:12.

Often by the master in person. — 2Sa 13:24; Es 5:4; Zep 1:7; Lu 7:36.

Repeated through servants when all things were ready. — Pr 9:1-5; Lu 14:17.

Should be sent to the poor, &c. — De 14:29; Lu 14:13.

Often given in

The house. — Lu 5:29.

The air, besides fountains. — 1Ki 1:9.

The court of the house. — Es 1:5,6; Lu 7:36,37.

The upper room or guest chamber. — Mr 14:14,15.

Guests at

Saluted by the master. — Lu 7:45.

Usually anointed. — Ps 23:5; Lu 7:46.

Had their feet washed when they came a distance. — Ge 18:4; 43:24; Lu 7:38,44.

Arranged according to rank. — Ge 43:33; 1Sa 9:22; Lu 14:10.

Often had separate dishes. — Ge 43:34; 1Sa 1:4.

Often ate from the same dish. — Mt 26:23.

Forwardness to take chief seats at, condemned — Mt 23:6; Lu 14:7,8.

A choice portion reserved in, for principal guests — Ge 43:34; 1Sa 1:5; 9:23,24.

Custom of presenting the sop at, to one of the guests, alluded to — Joh 13:26.

Portions of, often sent to the absent — 2Sa 11:8; Ne 8:10; Es 9:19.

Offence given by refusing to go to — Lu 14:18,24.

Anxiety to have many guests at, alluded to — Lu 14:22,23.

Men and women did not usually meet at — Es 1:8,9; Mr 6:21; Mt 14:11.

None admitted to, after the master had risen and shut the door — Lu 13:24,25.

Began with thanksgiving — 1Sa 9:13; Mr 8:6.

Concluded with a hymn — Mr 14:26.

None asked to eat or drink more than he liked at — Es 1:8.

Music and dancing often introduced at — Am 6:5; Mr 6:22; Lu 15:25.

Often scenes of great intemperance — 1Sa 25:36; Da 5:3,4; Ho 7:5.

Given by the guests in return — Job 1:4; Lu 14:12.

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