The Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia Time Given to Religion
The children of Israel were redeemed by the Lord (Exodus 15:119), hence they belonged to Him. It is interesting to note that the law
Required them to give a large amount of their time to His service.
 To the Passover. Counting out one day for the Sabbath, they were
Required to give six days to the feast of the passover and unleavened
Bread each year; in a period of six years, thirtysix days; in a period
Of fortytwo years, two hundred and fiftytwo days (Leviticus 23:48).
 To the Feast of the Weeks. They were required to give one day
To this feast each year; in a period of six years, six days; in a
Period of fortytwo years, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:1521.)
 To the Feast of Tabernacles. Counting out one day for the
Sabbath, they were required to give six days to this feast each year;
In a period of fortytwo years, two hundred and fiftytwo days
(Leviticus 23:3442).
 To the Sabbath. They were required to give fiftyone days to
The Sabbath each year; in a period of six years, three hundred and six
Days; in a period of fortytwo years, two thousand one hundred and
Fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:3).
 To the Day of Atonement. They were required to give one day
To the atonement each year; in a period of six years, six days; in a
Period of fortytwo years, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:2632).
 To the Feast of New Moons. Counting out one day for the feast
Of trumpets, they were required to give eleven days to this feast each
Year; in a period of six years, sixtysix days; in a period of
Fortytwo years, four hundred and sixtytwo days (Numbers 28:1115; Numbers 29:15 Amos 8:5).
 In a Period of Seven Years.
 Sabbaths, three hundred and six days (Leviticus 23:3);
 feast of Passover and Unleavened Bread, counting out one day each year for the Sabbath, thirtysix days (Leviticus 23:48);
 feast of Pentecost, six days (Leviticus 23:1521);
 feast of Trumpets, six days (Leviticus 23:2325);
 Atonement, six days (Leviticus 23:2632);
 feast of Tabernacles, counting out one day each year for the Sabbath, thirtysix days (Leviticus 23:3442);
 the first of every month, counting out one day each year for the feast of Trumpets, sixtysix days (Numbers 28:1115; Amos 8:5);
 the seventh year, three hundred and sixty days (Leviticus 25:17).
(306 + 36 + 6 + 6 + 6 + 36 + 66 + 360 = 822). They therefore gave eight hundred and twentytwo days to their religion in seven years.
 In a Period of FortyNine Years.
 Sabbaths, two thousand one hundred and fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:3);
 feast of Passover and Unleavened Bread, counting out one day each year for the Sabbath, two hundred and fiftytwo days (Leviticus 23:48);
 feast of Pentecost, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:1521);
 feast of Trumpets, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:2325);
 Atonement, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:2632);
 feast of Tabernacles, counting out one day each year for the Sabbath, two hundred and fiftytwo days (Leviticus 23:3442);
 the first of every month, counting out one day each year for the feast of Trumpets, four hundred and sixty days (Numbers 28:1115; Amos 8:5);
 the seventh year, two thousand five hundred and twenty days (Leviticus 25:17).
(2142 + 252 + 42 + 42 + 42 + 252 + 462 + 2520 = 5754). They therefore gave five thousand seven hundred and fiftyfour days to their religion in fortynine years.
 In a Period of Fifty Years.
 Sabbaths, two thousand one hundred and fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:3);
 feast of Passover and Unleavened Bread, counting out one day each year for the Sabbath, two hundred and fiftytwo days (Leviticus 23:48);
 feast of Pentecost, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:1521);
 feast of Trumpets, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:2325);
 Atonement, fortytwo days (Leviticus 23:2632);
 feast of Tabernacles, counting out one day each year for the Sabbath, two hundred and fiftytwo days (Leviticus 23:3442);
 the first of every month, counting out one day each year for the feast of Trumpets, four hundred and sixty days (Numbers 28:1115; Amos 8:5);
 the seventh year, two thousand five hundred and twenty days (Leviticus 25:17).
 the Jubilee, three hundred and sixty days (Leviticus 25:817).
(2142 + 252 + 42 + 42 + 42 + 252 + 462 + 2520 + 360 = 6114). They therefore gave six thousand one hundred and fourteen days to their religion in fifty years.
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Bibliography Information Johnson, Ashley S. "Entry for 'Time Given to Religion'". "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia". <http://classic.studylight.org/enc/cbc/view.cgi?number=T35>. 1896. 
