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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Dedication, Feast of

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An annual Feast to celebrate the dedication of the Temple by Judas Maccabeus after it had been polluted by Antiochus Epiphanes, B.C. 165. John 10:22 . It commenced on the 25th of the month Chisleu, and lasted eight days. The dedication of the Temple under Ezra was on the 3rd of Adar, Ezra 6:15,16 ; but this was not made an annual feast. The dedication of the Temple under Solomon was at the Feast of Tabernacles. 1 Kings 8:2 ; 2 Chronicles 5:3 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Dedication, Feast of '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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