(weeks) the annual festival of the firstfruits celebrated at the conclusion of the seven weeks of counting the omer (Leviticus 23:15-21; Deuteronomy 16:9-12); also known as Pentecost from the Greek pentekoste ( fiftieth day).
A pilgrim festival, where in ancient times, the Jewish people used to make a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem. Shavuot is the birthday of the Jewish religion. According to Judaism, the Torah was given to Jews on Sinai. During Shavuot, it is a Jewish custom to stay up all night and study the Torah as well as eat dairy products.
"weeks". The Festival of Weeks named in Ex. 34:22 and Deut. 16:16, celebrated seven weeks and a day (i.e., fifty days) after Pesach. Christian texts use "Pentecost" (fifty) for this festival. Rabbinnic tradition observes Shavuot as the time of the Giving of the Torah at Sinai.
Pentecost; Heb., "weeks") Observed 50 days from the day the first sheaf of grain was offered to the priest; also known as Festival of First Fruits. See calendar.
Heb. (Festival of Weeks) In ancient times, it was one of the three pilgrimages to the Temple in Jerusalem. In modern times, it marks the time of the giving of the law at Mt. Sinai.
The feast of Weeks, held 50 days after Pesach
Feast of Weeks. Also known as Pentecost. Full name: Hag Ha-Shavuoth (The Feast of Weeks). The Torah also calls this day Yom HaBikurim (The Day of Firstsruits) and Hag HaKatzir (The Feast of Harvest).
springtime festival commemorating the revelation of the Torah at Mount Sinai
The Festival of Weeks (or Pentecost) celebrates the beginning of the harvest and recalls the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.
(Feast of Weeks): Shavuot marks the conclusion of the seven weeks following Pesach (Passover). It is a celebration of the harvest of first fruits and commemorates the giving of the Torah and Commandments at Mount Sinai. (Judaism)
Literally weeks. A festival commemorating the giving of the Torah and the harvest of the first fruits.
(Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments
A harvest festival commemorating the day when Moses received the Torah.
Celebrates the revelation of the Torah on Mount Sinai, a wheat harvest.
(sl.Shavuah) (Sha - vu - OT) Literally weeks The feast of Weeks Pentecost (50 days) The 50th day from Yom Habikkurim. Memorializes the giving of the 10 commandments. Memorializes the giving of the Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit) in Acts 2. One of 3 pilgrim festivals.
Literal translation: "weeks". Shavuot occurs seven weeks after Passover.
The festival of “weeks”. The name refers to the seven-week interval between Pesach and Shavuot. Commemorates the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.
One of the three Pilgrim Festivals required in the Torah. Also known as The Feast of Weeks and Pentecost, celebrated seven weeks after Passover.
Means 'weeks' -- known in Greek as Pentecost.
(Jewish) Celebration of Moses' descent from Mt. Sinai with the Ten Commandments; Plants and flowers are used in decorations
(sometimes spelled shabuot; Hebrew for "weeks"; Pentecost) Observed fifty days after Passover (pesach), the day the first sheaf of grain was offered to the priest; it celebrates the harvest and the giving of the Torah; also known as Festival of First Fruits.
The Festival of Weeks comes seven weeks after Passover. It commemorates the giving of the Torah and is also the festival of the First Fruits - an agricultural holiday - therefore the synagogue is decorated with flowers and plants. The Book of Ruth is studied in this Pilgrimage Festival (the other two being Passover and Shavuot). Ruth was the first recorded convert to Judaism, a Jew by choice. It occurs at the end of spring so Confirmation usually takes place then.
Shavuot, also spelled Shavuos (Hebrew: ×©×‘×•×¢×•×ª (Israeli Heb. [ÊƒaÂ·vuÂ·'Ê•ot], Ashkenazi [ÊƒÉ™Â·'vuÂ·É™s]) "[Feast of] Weeks"), is a Jewish holiday that occurs on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan (corresponding to late May/early June). It marks the conclusion of the Counting of the Omer and the day the Torah was given at Mount Sinai. It is one of the three Biblical pilgrimage festivals (shalosh regalim) mandated by the Torah.