Pentecost is Jewish: by Danny Litvin

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The Feast of Pentecost is one of Israel's three major agricultural festivals and the second great feast of the Jewish year. Shavuot is one of the three pilgrimage feasts when all Jewish males were required to appear before the Lord in Jerusalem. Feast of Weeks is a harvest festival celebrated in May or June.

3 Historical Insights into Pentecost. There are three things you need to know about Pentecost that will help you understand Acts 2. Pentecost was a pilgrim festival. That meant that according to Jewish Law, all the adult Jewish men would come from wherever they were living to Jerusalem and personally be in attendance during this celebration.

: Pentecost. Pentecost falls on the 6th of Siwan and never occurs on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday. Outside of Palestine the Orthodox Jews have since the exilic period celebrated the following day also, as "the second day of Shabu'ot." Pentecost is the fiftieth day of 'Omer, beginning from the second day of Passover.

During the existence of the Temple the. Shavuot, also called Pentecost, in full Ḥag Shavuot, (“Festival of the Weeks”), second of the three Pilgrim Festivals of the Jewish religious was originally an agricultural festival, marking the beginning of the wheat harvest. During the Temple period, the first fruits of the harvest were brought to the Temple, and two loaves of bread made from the new wheat were offered.

And thus a view of the Jewish Pentecost has been originated, which is wholly foreign to the scope of the ancient institution. In the New Testament: The old Jewish festival obtained a new significance, for the Christian church, by the promised outpouring of the Holy Spirit (John ,13).

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Price New from 5/5(1). According to a tradition found in the book of Jubilees, Pentecost was the day on which Moses was given the Law (cf. Tob2 Mac ). This tradition is based on the belief that the Israelites arrived at Sinai 50 days after the first Passover (Exod ).

Pentecost is a Christian holy day that celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit 40 days after Easter. Some Christian denominations consider it the birthday of the Christian church and celebrate it as such.

Originally, Pentecost was a Jewish holiday held 50 days after Passover. One of three major feasts during the Jewish year, it [ ].

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