4005. pentékosté
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pentékosté: fiftieth, Pentecost, the second of the three great Jewish feasts
Original Word: πεντηκοστή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: pentékosté
Phonetic Spelling: (pen-tay-kos-tay')
Short Definition: Pentecost
Definition: Pentecost, a feast of the Jews, the fiftieth day after Passover.

HELPS word-Studies

4005 pentēkostḗ (from 4002 /pénte, "five") – properly fiftieth, referring to the festival of Pentecost – a one day festival celebrated at the end of the barley harvest. This was a joyous time of giving great thanks to God.

[The workers could only spare one day at this season of the year because the wheat harvest was already in process.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pentékostos; an ord. num. from pentékonta
fiftieth, Pentecost, the second of the three great Jewish feasts
NASB Translation
Pentecost (3).

STRONGS NT 4005: πεντηκοστή

πεντηκοστή, πεντηκοστῆς, (namely, ἡμέρα; feminine of πεντηκοστός fiftieth) (from Plato down.), Pentecost (properly, the fiftieth day after the Passover, Tobit 2:1; 2 Macc. 12:32; (Philo de septen. § 21; de decal. § 30; cf. Winer's Grammar, 26)), the second of the three great Jewish festivals; celebrated at Jerusalem yearly, the seventh week after the Passover, in grateful recognition of the completed harvest (Exodus 23:16; Leviticus 23:15; Deuteronomy 16:9): Acts 2:1; Acts 20:16; 1 Corinthians 16:8 (Josephus, Antiquities 3, 10, 6; (14, 13, 4; etc.)). (BB. DD. (especially Ginsburg in Alex.'s Kitto) under the word ; Hamburger, Real-Encycl. 1, under the word, Wochenfest; Edersheim, The Temple, chapter xiii.)


Feminine of the ordinal of pentekonta; fiftieth (hemera being implied) from Passover, i.e. The festival of "Pentecost" -- Pentecost.

see GREEK pentekonta

see GREEK hemera

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