Word Summary
heortē: a feast, a festival
Original Word: ἑορτή
Transliteration: heortē
Phonetic Spelling: (heh-or-tay')
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a feast, a festival
Meaning: a feast, a festival
Strong's Concordance
feast, holy day.

Of uncertain affinity; a festival -- feast, holyday.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1859: ἑορτή

ἑορτή, ἑορτῆς, , the Sept. for חָג; Greek writings from Homer down; in Herodotus ὁρτή; a feast day, festival: Luke 2:42; John 5:1; John 6:4; John 7:2, 37; Colossians 2:16; ἑορτή τοῦ πάσχα: Luke 2:41 (Winers Grammar, 215 (202); Buttmann, 186 (161)); John 13:1; equivalent to ἑορτή τῶν ἀζύμων, Luke 22:1; ἐν τῇ ἑορτή, during the feast, Matthew 26:5; Mark 14:2; John 4:45; John 7:11; John 12:20; εἶναι ἐν τῇ ἑορτή, to be engaged in celebrating the feast, John 2:23, cf. Baumg.-Crusius and Meyer at the passage; εἰς τήν ἑορτήν, for the feast, John 13:29; ἀναβαίνειν (to Jerusalem) εἰς τήν ἑορτήν, John 7:8, 10; ἔρχεσθαι εἰς τήν ἑορτήν, John 4:45; John 11:56; John 12:12; τῆς ἑορτῆς μεσούσης, in the midst of the feast, John 7:14; κατά ἑορτήν, at every feast (see κατά, II. 3 a. β.), Matthew 25:2, 15; Mark 15:6; Luke 23:17 (Rec.); τήν ἑορτήν ποιεῖν to keep, celebrate, the feast, Acts 18:21 (Rec.); κατά τό ἔθος τῆς ἑορτῆς, after the custom of the feast, Luke 2:42.