Even unto the day after the seventh sabbath shall you number fifty days; and you shall offer a new grain offering unto the LORD.
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George Leo Haydock
Sacrifice. Hebrew mincha, which relates to the offerings of corn and liquors. Two loaves of wheaten flour leavened, were presented probably by the nation. This festival was instituted in memory of the law being given from Mount Sinai, which was a figure of the law of grace promulgated by the Holy Spirit and by the apostles, on the day of Pentecost. (Calmet)