Pesah in a sentence

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Definition of Pesah

  • (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

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With the feast of unleavened bread (Massoth) is conjoined, especially in D, the feast of the sacrifice of the male firstborn of cattle (Pesah).
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Now the twofold ritual of the _pesah_ and the maccoth points to a twofold character of the feast.
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But what is the state of the case as regards the _pesah_?
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In point of fact, the _pesah_ points back to the sacrifice of the firstlings (Exodus xxxiv.
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Examples of Pesah

Example #1
Easter and Pentecost mark the beginning and the end of the corn-harvest, and the autumn feast the vintage and the bringing home the corn from the threshing-floor.
Example #2
In JE and D there is a rotation of three festivals.
Example #3
If Solomon imported Phoenician and Egyptian elements into the worship of Jehovah at his court temple, the rigid old Israelite indeed might naturally enough take offence (Exodus xx. 24-26), but the temple itself nevertheless ultimately acquired a great and positive importance for religion.
Example #4
Closer intercourse with foreign lands widened the intellectual horizon of the people, and at the same time awakened it to a deeper sense of its own peculiar individuality.
Example #5
The meaning of the name is not clear; as we have seen, the word first occurs in Deuteronomy, and there also the time of the celebration is restricted to the evening and night of the first day of _maccoth_, from sunset until the following morning.
Example #6
In point of fact, the _pesah_ points back to the sacrifice of the firstlings (Exodus xxxiv.