4634. skénopégia
Strong's Concordance
skénopégia: the setting up of tents
Original Word: σκηνοπηγία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: skénopégia
Phonetic Spelling: (skay-nop-ayg-ee'-ah)
Definition: the setting up of tents
Usage: the feast of tabernacles, the great festival of the Jews, held in October.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from skéné and pégnumi
the setting up of tents
NASB Translation
feast of Booths (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4634: σκηνοπηγία

σκηνοπηγία, σκηνοπηγίας, (σκηνή and πήγνυμι, cf. Hebrews 8:2);

1. the construction of a tabernacle or tabernacles: τῆς χελιδονος, the skill of the swallow in building its nest, Aristotle, h. a. 9, 7 (p. 612{b}, 22).

2. the feast of tabernacles: John 7:2. This festival was observed by the Jews yearly for seven days, beginning with the 15th of the month Tisri (i. e. approximately, Oct.; cf. BB. DD., under the word ), partly to perpetuate the memory of the time when their ancestors after leaving Egypt dwelt in tents on their way through the Arabian desert (Leviticus 23:43), partly as a season of festivity and joy on the completion of the harvest and the vintage (Deuteronomy 16:13) ('the feast of ingathering' (see below)). In celebrating the festival the Jews were accustomed to construct booths of the leafy branches of trees — either on the roofs or in the courts of their dwellings, or in the streets and squares (Nehemiah 8:15, 16), and to adorn them with flowers and fruits of all kinds (Leviticus 23:40) — under which, throughout the period of the festival, they feasted and gave themselves up to rejoicing. This feast is called הַסֻּכּות חַג () ἑορτή (τῆς) σκηνοπηγίας, Deuteronomy 16:16; Deuteronomy 31:10; Zechariah 14:16, 18; 1 Esdr. 5:50 (51); 1 Macc. 10:21; Josephus, Antiquities 4, 8, 12; () ἑορτή (τῶν) σκηνῶν, Leviticus 23:34; Deuteronomy 16:13; (2 Chronicles 8:13; Ezra 3:4); 2 Macc. 10:6; σκηναί, Philo de septenar. § 24; σκηνοπηγία, 2 Macc. 1:9, 18; once (twice) (Exodus 23:16; (Exodus 34:22)) הַאָסִיף חַג, i. e. 'the feast of ingathering' namely, of fruits. (Cf. BB. DD. (especially Ginsburg in Alex.'s Kitto); Edersheim, The Temple, chapter xiv.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From skenos and pegnumi; the Festival of Tabernacles (so called from the custom of erecting booths for temporary homes) -- tabernacles.

see GREEK skenos

see GREEK pegnumi

Forms and Transliterations
σκηνοπηγια σκηνοπηγία σκηνοπηγίας skenopegia skenopegía skēnopēgia skēnopēgía
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Englishman's Concordance
John 7:2 N-NFS
GRK: Ἰουδαίων ἡ σκηνοπηγία
NAS: of the Jews, the Feast of Booths, was near.
KJV: feast of tabernacles was
INT: Jews the tabernacles

Strong's Greek 4634
1 Occurrence

σκηνοπηγία — 1 Occ.

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