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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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.