Sukkot

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Suk·kot

or Suk·koth or Suc·coth (so͞o-kôt′, so͝ok′əs)
n. Judaism
A harvest festival commemorating the booths in which the Israelites resided during their 40 years in the wilderness, lasting for either 7 or 8 days and beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri.

[Hebrew sukkôt, (feast) of booths (commemorating the temporary shelters of the Jews in the wilderness), pl. of sukkâ, booth, from sākak, to weave together, screen; see skk in Semitic roots.]
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5. You shall observe the Feast of Weeks, the first fruits of wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering at the year's end. - Exodus 34:22
"And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the feast of ingathering at the year's end."
"And the feast of harvest, the first fruits of your labours, which you have sown in the field;and the feast of ingathering at the end of the year, when you have gathered in the fruits of your labours from the field." -Exodus 23:16