Feast of Weeks

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

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5. You shall observe the Feast of Weeks, the first fruits of wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the year's end. - Exodus 34:22
Rabbi Moshe Tzvi Neriah mentions the merits of shepherding in his comments to the verse, Three times a year--on the Feast of Unleavened Bread, on the Feast of Weeks, and on the Feast of Booths--all your males shall appear before the Lord your God in the place that He will choose.
"And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the feast of ingathering at the year's end."
Mr Ian Baxter read from Exodus 23 v 14-16, Deuteronomy 16 8-12 & 13-15 which were interspersed with David's talk which was the second theme, about various festivals - the Passover, the feast of weeks, and the Tabernacle.
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. The particular trait that the Spirit filled church of Jesus Christ was noted for was the shared common life.