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Why does John call it the feast of the Jews

Why does John call it the feast of the Jews when God in Leviticus 23:2 call it My appointed times; After these things there was a feast of the Jews [Pentecost], and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. (John ...
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What are the "Sabbaths," "New Moons," and "Feasts"?

Several Old Testament passages reference "Sabbaths" (Strongs 07676, shabbath), "New Moons" (Strongs 02320, chodesh), and "Set Feasts" (Strongs 04150, mow‘ed), along with ...
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Did the giving of the Law on Mount Sinai occur on Shavuot?

In Exodus chapters 19 and 20 we read of the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai. Many believe this momentous event occurred during the first week of Sivan, the third month in the Hebrew calendar (see ...
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What happens when a feast day of the Jews falls on the weekly Sabbath?

I was told that under the modern Jewish calendar a feast day cannot fall on a weekly Sabbath. Was it this way in ancient Israel? In ancient Israel could a feast day fall on the weekly Sabbath? It ...
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