Feast of Dedication

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Feast of Dedication (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
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Usage

In literature:

Let me give you an account of one of the feasts of dedication.
"Far Off" by Favell Lee Mortimer
The feast of Dedication.
"The Life of Jesus of Nazareth" by Rush Rhees
On the anniversary of this occasion the Feast of Dedication was instituted.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
And it was the feast of the dedication at Jerusalem; it was winter; and Jesus was walking in the temple, in Solomon's porch.
"His Life" by William E. Barton, Theodore G. Soares, Sydney Strong
Jesus returned to Jerusalem in time to attend the Feast of Dedication during the last winter of His earthly life.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
Dedications of churches and feasts of martyrs had been general merrymakings.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Nebuchadnezzar soon forgot God, for he set up a great golden image on the plain of Dura, and called a feast of dedication.
"Child's Story of the Bible" by Mary A. Lathbury
CHRIST AT THE FEAST OF THE DEDICATION, AND BEYOND THE JORDAN.
"The New Testament" by Various
L.J., 197, At the Feast of the Dedication.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.
"Walks and Words of Jesus" by M. N. Olmsted
FEAST OF THE DEDICATION OF THE TEMPLE, a Jewish feast instituted by Judas Maccabaeus in 164 B.C.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The Feast of Dedication has been proposed by Kepler and Petavius.
"A Harmony of the Gospels for Students of the Life of Christ" by Archibald Thomas Robertson
The Athenians also kept feasts of Vulcan, and there was in Sicily, upon Mount Etna, a famous temple dedicated to him.
"The Student's Mythology" by Catherine Ann White
The Feast of the Dedication took place in the month which answers to our December.
""Granny's Chapters"" by Lady Mary Ross
But we must wait first, till after the cold, rainy season, and the Feast of Dedication.
"Joel: A Boy of Galilee" by Annie Fellows Johnston
At the time of the Feast of the Dedication, it was winter, and Jesus was walking with his disciples in this porch.
"Hurlbut's Life of Christ For Young and Old" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
The allegory continued at the feast of the dedication.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4" by Various
Period of Judaean Ministry, 3 months, from the Feast of Tabernacles to the Feast of Dedication.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut
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