But when the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was near,
Now the feast of the Jews, the Feast of Booths, was near.
But soon it was time for the Festival of Shelters,
It was near the time of Tabernacles, a feast observed annually by the Jews.
But the feast of the Jews, the feast of tents, was near.
Now the Jewish festival of Booths was near.
Now the Jews’ Feast of Tabernacles was at hand.
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1 tn Or “feast of the Tents” (the feast where people lived in tents or shelters, which was celebrated in the autumn after harvest). John’s use of σκηνοπηγία (skhnophgia) for the feast of Tabernacles constitutes the only use of this term in the New Testament.
2 sn Since the present verse places these incidents at the feast of Tabernacles (