Abib



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the seventh month of the Jewish year, equivalent to Nisan of the modern Jewish calendar. Ex. 34:18.
Historical Examples

The first of these is Abib, meaning the month of “green ears.”
The Astronomy of the Bible E. Walter Maunder

The festival of the New Moon might prevent him from fasting on Abib 1, 2.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Daniel F. W. Farrar

Nisan, nī′san, n. the name given after the Captivity to the Jewish month Abib.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R) Various

It must be killed on the fourteenth of the month Abib as the sun is setting, and the blood must be sprinkled with hyssop.
Bible Animals; J. G. Wood

The ecclesiastical year began with the month Abib, or Nisan, in the spring: the civil year with the month Ethanim in the fall.
Outline Studies in the Old Testament for Bible Teachers Jesse Lyman Hurlbut

Though he’s deeply impressed with the subject, he approaches it with extreme diffidence, writing to the “all-sagacious” Abib.
Introduction to Robert Browning Hiram Corson

(x.) The death of the firstborn, which occurred in April (Abib), was evidently not a natural calamity.
The Truth of Christianity William Harry Turton

noun
(Judaism) an older name for the month of Nisan

an ear of corn, the month of newly-ripened grain (Ex. 13:4; 23:15); the first of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, and the seventh of the civil year. It began about the time of the vernal equinox, on 21st March. It was called Nisan, after the Captivity (Neh. 2:1). On the fifteenth day of the month, harvest was begun by gathering a sheaf of barley, which was offered unto the Lord on the sixteenth (Lev. 23:4-11).

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