Bible Verse Dictionary
John 7:2 - Tabernacles
but and etc.
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied at others omitted in English idiom)
the Festival of Tabernacles (so called from the custom of erecting booths for temporary homes)
I (thou etc.) was (wast or were)
akin to the base of G43); near (literally or figuratively of place or time)
Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.