Feast of Weeks


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Related to Feast of Weeks: Feast of Booths, Pentecost
  • noun

Synonyms for Feast of Weeks

(Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments

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It is also referred to as the Feast of Weeks, First Fruits or Harvest because it was a spring festival celebrating the completion of the Grain harvest.
From Luke's perspective, he writes about this very Jewish festival that they called the Feast of Weeks.
It was also known as the Feast of Weeks, seven weeks after Passover.
That puts St Valentine's Day on New Year's Eve, Easter on St Patrick's Day, Whit Sunday on Good Friday, the end of British Summer Time on the Jewish Feast of Weeks and Ramadan on the Tabernacles.