Weeks/Pentecost (part 1)

Painting from http://theschoolofthetransferofenergy.com/tag/moses-and-aaron/ In the third month, the Israelites observed the Feast of Weeks, presumably named because it was held seven weeks and one day after Firstfruits.  This span of time equals 50 days, so the feast also came to be known as Pentecost (=“fiftieth”) (Lev. 23:15, 16; Acts 2:1).  During this 50 days, more of…