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Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia

Hebrew Calendar

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  1. Names of Months . The names of the months of the Hebrew Calendar are:
    1. Abib or Nisan (Exodus 12:2-37 ; Exodus 13:4 ; Nehemiah 2:1 ; Esther 3:7 );
    2. Iyar or Zif (1 Kings 6:1 );
    3. Sivan (Esther 8:9 );
    4. Tammuz (Ezekiel 8:14 );
    5. Ab;
    6. Elul (Nehemiah 6:15 );
    7. Ethanim or Tishri (1 Kings 8:2 );
    8. Marchesvan or Bul (1 Kings 6:38 );
    9. Chisleu (Zechariah 7:1 );
    10. Tebeth (Esther 2:16 );
    11. Sebat (Zechariah 1:7 );
    12. Adar (Esther 3:7 ).

  2. Events in the Seventh Month . The seventh month of the year Was distinguished by,
    1. the feast of trumpets (Numbers 29:1-6 ),
    2. the day of atonement (Leviticus 23:26-32 ),
    3. the feast of tabernacles (Leviticus 23:34-44 ),
    4. and every fiftieth year the jubilee began in this month (Leviticus 25:1-17 ).


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Bibliography Information
Johnson, Ashley S. Entry for 'Hebrew Calendar'. Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/cbc/h/hebrew-calendar.html. 1896.

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