FEASTS, JEWISH - Thompson Chain Reference Topic

  (1) Of the Passover, held on the 14th of the first month,
Abib (April), to commemorate the Exodus from Egypt
Leviticus 23:6; Numbers 9:5; Joshua 5:10; 2 Kings 23:22; 2 Chronicles 35:1
Matthew 26:17; Luke 2:41; Luke 22:15; Hebrews 11:28
(2) Of Pentecost, or Weeks, held at the end of the Wheat Harvest,
6th of the third month, Sivan (June), to commemorate the giving
of the Law
Exodus 23:16; Exodus 34:22; Leviticus 23:16; Numbers 28:26; Deuteronomy 16:10; Acts 2:1
(3) Of Trumpets, held the first of the seventh month Ethanim (October)
Leviticus 23:24; Numbers 29:1; Nehemiah 8:2
(4) Of Tabernacles, or Ingathering, held from the 15th to the 22nd
of the seventh month Ethanim (October), as a thanksgiving for the
The people dwelt in booths to commemorate life in the wilderness
Leviticus 23:34; Leviticus 23:39; Numbers 29:12; Deuteronomy 16:13; 2 Chronicles 8:13; Ezra 3:4; Nehemiah 8:14
Zechariah 14:16; John 7:2
--SEE Booths, BOOTHS
(5) Of Dedication, held the 25th of the ninth month,
Chisleu (December), to commemorate the reconsecration of the
temple after its pollution by the Syrians
John 10:22
(6) Of Purim, held the 14th and 15th of the twelfth month, Adar
(March), to commemorate the deliverance of the Jews from Haman
Esther 9:17; Esther 9:22; Esther 9:26
-- of New Moons. SEE MOON, MOON

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