Definition of Feast of dedication
1. Noun. (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC.
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Jewish Holy Day
Group relationships: Chislev, Kislev, Tebet, Tevet
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Literary usage of Feast of dedication
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1. The Old and New Testament Connected, in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1836)
"... which fell in the middle of winter, this plainly demonstrates, that the feast of dedication, ..."
2. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1856)
"The feast of dedication (mentioned in John x. 22.) was instituted by Judas Maccabaeus, in imitation of those by Solomon and Ezra, as a grateful memorial of ..."