Feast of Tabernacles

Feast of Tabernacles
Jewish harvest festival which lasts for seven days during which people dwell in small booths to commemorate the Exodus from Egypt, Sukkot, Feast of Booths

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  • Feast of Tabernacles —     The Feast of Tabernacles     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Feast of Tabernacles     One of the three great feasts of the Hebrew liturgical calendar, even the greatest, according to Philo (heorton megiste) and Josephus (heste hagiotate kai… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Feast of Tabernacles — n. SUKKOT …   English World dictionary

  • Feast of Tabernacles — noun a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness • Syn: ↑Succoth, ↑Sukkoth, ↑Succos, ↑Feast of Booths, ↑Tabernacles • Topics: ↑Judaism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feast of Tabernacles — Tabernacle Tab er*na*cle, n. [F., fr. L. tabernaculum, dim. of taberna nut. See {Tabern}.] 1. A slightly built or temporary habitation; especially, a tent. [1913 Webster] Dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob. Heb. xi. 9. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feast of Tabernacles — Feast of Tab|er|nac|les →↑Sukkoth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Feast of Tabernacles — Feast′ of Tab′ernacles n. jud Sukkoth …   From formal English to slang

  • Feast of Tabernacles (Christian holiday) — The Feast of Tabernacles is an eight day Biblical pilgrimage festival, also known as the Feast of Booths, the Festival of Tabernacles, or Tabernacles. it is celebrated by a small number of Christians who have revived some Old Testament festivals …   Wikipedia

  • Feast of Tabernacles — Date: 14th century Sukkoth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Feast of Tabernacles — Sukkoth. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • Feast of Tabernacles — noun another name for Succoth …   English new terms dictionary

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