At the feast of tabernacles of 132 Hyrcanus requested and Antiochus granted a week's truce.
As he was reading the Law at the feast of tabernacles he burst into tears at the words " Thou mayest not set a stranger over thee which is not thy brother "; and the people cried out, " Fear not, Agrippa; thou art our brother."
But everything pointed to the destruction of the city, which one Jesus had prophesied at the feast of tabernacles in 62.
13 seq., it is termed the Feast of Tabernacles and is to be kept seven days after the produce of the threshing-floor and winepress has been gathered in.
The Feast of Tabernacles is one of the few Jewish festivals, described in classical writers.