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Definition of Pentecost
PentecostPentecost Pen"te*cost, n. [L. pentecoste, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the
fiftieth day, Pentecost, fr. ? fiftieth, fr. ? fifty, fr. ?
five. See Five, and cf. Pingster.]
1. A solemn festival of the Jews; -- so called because
celebrated on the fiftieth day (seven weeks) after the
second day of the Passover (which fell on the sixteenth of
the Jewish month Nisan); -- hence called, also, the Feast
of Weeks. At this festival an offering of the first
fruits of the harvest was made. By the Jews it was
generally regarded as commemorative of the gift of the law
on the fiftieth day after the departure from Egypt.
2. A festival of the Roman Catholic and other churches in
commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the
apostles; which occurred on the day of Pentecost; --
called also Whitsunday. --Shak.
Meaning of Pentecost from wikipedia
- The Christian holiday
the 50th day (the seventh
Sunday) from Easter
of the Holy Spirit...
of God through baptism
with the Holy Spirit. The term Pentecostal
, an event
of the Holy Spirit...
is one of the prominent feasts
in the Christian liturgical
may also refer
, one of the English-language names
- The Church
is a Pentecostal denomination
from Ghana. The Church currently
has a presence
in more than 105 countries
- Pentecost Island
is one of the 83 islands
that make up the South Pacific nation
of Vanuatu. It lies 190 kilometres
(120 mi) due north
- The Pentecostal Mission
(TPM) or Ceylon Pentecostal Mission
(CPM) or New Testament Church
(NTC) or Universal Pentecostal Church
(UPC) is a Pentecostal
the Sunday which would
. In the earlier
form, where Pentecost
III is an EP by the British
band Anathema. It was recorded
in 1994 but, due to a merging between labels Peaceville Records
- Harrison Pentecost
(June 17, 1915 – June 21, 2000). John and Dorothy
had two daughters: Jane Pentecost Fenby
- Whit Monday
or Pentecost Monday
of the Holy Spirit) is the holiday celebrated
the day after Pentecost
, a moveable feast
in the Christian...
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