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Winter. In Palestine, part of autumn and the seasons of seed-time and cold, extending from the beginning of September to the beginning of March, were called "winter." Genesis 8:22; Psalms 74:17; Zechariah 14:8; Jeremiah 36:22. The cold of winter is not usually very severe, though the north winds, from the middle of December to the middle of February, are sharp. Snow falls more or less, but seldom lies upon the ground except in the mountains. Psalms 147:17. In shady places the ice will occasionally bear a man's weight, but thaws as soon as the sun rises upon it. In the early part of April the spring may be said to have arrived. Song of Solomon 2:11.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Winter'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/w/winter.html. 1893.

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