Succoth

1) A place where Jacob built a house; it was east of the Jordan (Gen. 33:17).
2) A place where the Israelites stayed after journeying from Rameses after leaving Egypt (Exod. 12:37).
The word means ‘booths’ and gave its name to the autumn feast known as Tabernacles [[➝ Tabernacles, feast of]].

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  • Succoth — may mean:* The Jewish festival of Sukkot. * The Egyptian place Succoth, near the start of the Israelites Exodus from Egypt. * Succoth, a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • SUCCOTH — (Heb. סֻכּוֹת; booths ), name of two places mentioned in the Bible. (1) A locality in the Jordan Valley; according to the etiological explanation in Genesis 33:17, it was named after the booths for cattle erected there by Jacob. It belonged to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Succoth — [soo kōt′, sook′ōs] n. SUKKOT …   English World dictionary

  • Succoth —    Booths.    1) The first encampment of the Israelites after leaving Ramesses (Ex. 12:37); the civil name of Pithom (q.v.).    2) A city on the east of Jordan, identified with Tell Dar ala, a high mound, a mass of debris, in the plain north of… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Succoth — Tjeku in Hieroglyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • succoth — Seph. /sooh kawt /; Ashk. /soo kohs /, n. Hebrew. a pl. ofsuccah. Also, succot, succos. * * * …   Universalium

  • Succoth — Seph. Heb. /sooh kawt /; Ashk. Heb., Eng. /soo keuhs, sooh kohs /, n. Judaism. Sukkoth. Also, Succot, Succos. * * * …   Universalium

  • Succoth — n. 8 9 day harvest festival, holiday commemorating the 40 years during which the Israelites lived in booths in the wilderness (Judaism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Succoth — [sʊ kəʊt, sʌkəθ] noun a major Jewish festival held in the autumn to commemorate the sheltering of the Israelites in the wilderness, marked by the erection of small booths. Origin from Heb. sukkōṯ, plural of sukkāh thicket, hut …   English new terms dictionary

  • Succoth — Suc•coth [[t]ˈsʊk əs, suˈkɔt, ˈkoʊs[/t]] n. Sukkoth …   From formal English to slang

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