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- another name for Succoth
- ‘Will those who refuse to observe the Feast of Tabernacles experience drought and plague?’
- ‘Even the footnotes are gems: number 15 points out that palms were not native to Jerusalem but imported for the Feast of Tabernacles.’
- ‘This year, Huts and Haystacks falls on the second day of the Jewish festival of Sukkoth, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles - tabernacles being an old word for hut or tent.’
- ‘Jesus and his opponents, ‘the Jews,’ kept trading barbs at the Feast of Tabernacles, a harvest festival.’
- ‘The temporary shelters that are built and occupied during the Feast of Tabernacles picture human physical bodies which are ‘constructed’ and ‘lived in’ during our mortal lifetimes.’
- ‘The people gathered olive branches there for the first Feast of Tabernacles after their return from The Babylonian Exile.’
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