Definition of Feast of weeks
1. Noun. (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments.
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Jewish Holy Day
Derivative terms: Pentecostal
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Literary usage of Feast of weeks
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1. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1918)
"This is the case also with the Hebrew name, ' feast of weeks ... But the far more common name was the Feast of Weeks, and later still, ..."
2. Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1855)
"10 And thou shalt keep the feast of weeks unto the LORD thy God with a tribute of a freewill offering of thine hand, which thou shalt give unto the L ORD ..."
3. The Jewish Religion by Michael Friedländer (1891)
"The Feast of Weeks, The Feast of Weeks is celebrated on the fiftieth day l of the ... The Feast of Weeks, the 6th and the 7th of Sivan, commemorates also an ..."
4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Pentecost or the feast of weeks depends upon this, occurring seven weeks later, celebrated as a rest day and time of special offerings and convocation. ..."