Feast of Tabernacles


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Feast of Tabernacles

n
(Judaism) Judaism a literal translation of Sukkoth

Suk•koth

or Suk•kot or Suk•kos

(ˈsʊk əs, suˈkɔt, -ˈkoʊs)

n.
a Jewish festival beginning on the 15th day of Tishri that celebrates the harvest and commemorates the temporary huts used by the Israelites in the wilderness.
[< Hebrew sukkōth literally, booths]
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Noun1.Feast of Tabernacles - 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 wildernessFeast of Tabernacles - 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
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
church festival, religious festival - a festival having religious significance
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Tishri - the first month of the civil year; the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in September and October)
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Before the latest trouble, Israeli security forces had beefed up security as Jews attended prayers for the seven-day Feast of Tabernacles holiday at the Western Wall adjoining the compound.
John 8: 12) According to John's Gospel, Jesus said this on the last day of the Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem.
In addition to the intelligence briefing, the weekend celebration of Israel and the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles, or Sukkot, included a carnival, food booths and a marketplace selling goods by scores of Israeli vendors.
The Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) is in complete contrast to the solemnity of the Days of Awe.
Jesus and his opponents, "the Jews," kept trading barbs at the Feast of Tabernacles (booths), a harvest festival.
Sukkot, in September/October) celebrates the Feast of Tabernacles.
Although Judaism observes several feasts and festivals as worship events, three of an agricultural nature required a pilgrimage to Jerusalem: Passover marks the beginning of spring and commemorates the Israelites' exodus from Egypt; Shavuot was the last day of the barley harvest; and the Feast of Tabernacles, also known as Sukkoth, the Feast of Kings or the Feast of Ingathening, falls on the 15th day of the seventh month.
Also abandoned was Saturday worship, the celebration of traditional Jewish holidays such as the Feast of Tabernacles and the Day of Atonement, and even the British-Israelite belief.

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