Pentecost - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'Pentecost':

Pentecost ~ (A) ~ the time each year when the Jews thank God for their food; the time when God gave the Holy Spirit to the church .

Pentecost ~ (B) ~ a special day 50 days after Easter.

Pentecost ~ (B) ~ the time when God gave the law to Moses. The Jews remember Pentecost every year. They thank God for the start of the harvest. This was also the day when God gave the Holy Spirit to Christians. See Acts 2. It is in May or June each year.

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