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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 7361 Feast of Weeks
7361 Feast of Weeks

7361 Feast of Weeks

This feast, which took place seven weeks after Passover in Sivan (May/June), was also known as the Feast of Pentecost. It expressed joy and thankfulness to God for the harvest.

The Feast of Weeks was one of three compulsory feasts

Ex 23:16; Ex 34:22

Offerings made at the Feast of Weeks

The firstfruits of the wheat harvest were offered to God Nu 28:26; Dt 16:10 The offerings brought were to be in proportion to the harvest.

Two loaves of bread were also offered Lev 23:17

Burnt offerings and sin offerings were made Lev 23:18-20 pp Nu 28:27-30

The Feast of Weeks (Pentecost) in the NT

Ac 2:1-4 The term “Pentecost” refers to the 50 days that separate this feast from the Passover Sabbath.

See also

4442firstfruits
4464harvest
7322burnt offering
7402offerings
7408Pentecost
7444sin offering
8352thankfulness

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