fiftieth

that is, the fiftieth day (from a Greek word meaning fiftieth), or Harvest Feast, or Feast of Weeks, may be regarded as a supplement to the Passover. It lasted for but one day. From the sixteenth of Nisan seven weeks were reckoned inclusively, and the next or fiftieth day was the day of Pentecost, which […]

-Called .FEAST OF WEEKS Ex 34:22; De 16:10 .FEAST OF HARVEST Ex 23:16 .DAY OF FIRST FRUITS Nu 28:26 .DAY OF PENTECOST Ac 2:1; 20:16; 1Co 16:8 -Institution of Ex 23:16; 34:22; Le 23:15-21; Nu 28:26-31; De 16:9-12,16 -Holy Spirit given to the apostles on the first day of Ac 2 -See [3016]FEASTS

I.e., “fiftieth”, found only in the New Testament (Acts 2:1; 20:16; 1 Cor. 16:8). The festival so named is first spoken of in Ex. 23:16 as “the feast of harvest,” and again in Ex. 34:22 as “the day of the firstfruits” (Num. 28:26). From the sixteenth of the month of Nisan (the second day of […]