Exodus 34:24
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24  I will drive out nations from your path and enlarge your territory; no one will covet your land when you go up to appear before Hashem your God three times a year.

kee o-REESH go-YIM mi-pa-NE-kha v’-hir-khav-TEE et g’-vu-LE-kha v’-lo yakh-MOD EESH et ar-tz’-KHA ba-a-lo-t’-KHA lay-ra-OT et p’-NAY a-do-NAI e-lo-HE-kha sha-LOSH p’-a-MEEM ba-sha-NAH

כד  כִּי־אוֹרִישׁ גּוֹיִם מִפָּנֶיךָ וְהִרְחַבְתִּי אֶת־גְּבוּלֶךָ וְלֹא־יַחְמֹד אִישׁ אֶת־אַרְצְךָ בַּעֲלֹתְךָ לֵרָאוֹת אֶת־פְּנֵי יְהֹוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ שָׁלֹשׁ פְּעָמִים בַּשָּׁנָה׃

 34:24 No one will covet your land when you go up to appear before Hashem

Praying at the Western Wall on Succot

This verse refers to the triannual festival pilgrimage to Yerushalayim. Based on this verse, the Talmud (Pesachim 8b) suggests that only people who owned property in the Land of Israel were required to make the pilgrimage, since the focus of the trip was to bring the first fruits and the second tithe produce to Yerushalayim, and only a person with farmland would have such produce to bring. In practice, however, everyone was required to make the journey. The pilgrimage was a joyous occasion, a celebration of thanks to God for the land and the rain that had provided the farmer with a harvest. To this day, Jews continue to make a point of visiting Yerushalayim and the site of the Beit Hamikdash during the three festivals: Pesach, Shavuot and Sukkot.

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