the seventh month of the Jewish year, equivalent to Nisan of the modern Jewish calendar. Ex. 34:18.
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
(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).
abida or Abi’dah, father of knowledge; knowing, one of the five sons of Midian, who was the son of Abraham by Keturah (1 Chr. 1:33), and apparently the chief of an Arab tribe. Historical Examples The great beacon Azulo, with the wide crater of abida, hazy and hot, were visible in the east. The Highlands […]
abidan father of judgment; judge, head of the tribe of Benjamin at the Exodus (Num. 1:11; 2:22). Historical Examples Let abidan’s troops be all prepared, and at the moment when the flames first ascend, march to the Seraglio gate as if with aid. Alroy Benjamin Disraeli I know thy thoughts, abidan,’ exclaimed the priest; ‘but […]
the act or state of . conformity; compliance (usually followed by by): strict abidance by the rules. Contemporary Examples Dixon was legally bound to not report the assaults at the victims’ requests, in abidance with physician-patient privilege. From Hero to Homeless: Tara Dixon’s Story Paula Broadwell July 3, 2013 n. 1640s, from abide + -ance.
- Abide by
to remain; continue; stay: Abide with me. to have one’s abode; dwell; reside: to abide in a small Scottish village. to continue in a particular condition, attitude, relationship, etc.; last. to put up with; tolerate; stand: I can’t abide dishonesty! to endure, sustain, or withstand without yielding or submitting: to abide a vigorous onslaught. to […]