The Month Tebeth

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(Assyro-Babylonian, Tebetu) (29 Days)

December/January (Rainy winter months).

Esther 2:16

10th month of the religious calendar.

4th month of the civil calendar.

Tebeth 1 - New Moon

 

December would bring heavier rains and cooler weather. Fruit trees would ripen with their oranges, citrons, and lemons. The vines would be pruned.

 

Note: Tradition taught the year would be fertile if the month of Tebeth be "ugly" (rainy) and not "widowed" (rainless).

 

Traditional Remembrances:

Tibeth 1,2 - The 7th and 8th days Hanukkah.

Tibeth 5

Tibeth 8 Commemorates the completion of the Septuagint translation.

Tibeth - Fast day (reasons unknown). Commemorates the death of Ezra.

Tibeth 10 - Fast day commemorating the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem under Nebuchadnezzar, Ezekiel also received his revelation on this day.

Tibeth 25 - Alexander the Great appeared before the walls of Jerusalem.

Tibeth 28 Commemorates the event when the majority of the Sanhedrin passed over to the Pharisees.

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Nisan - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Iyyar - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Sivan - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Tammuz - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Av - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Elul - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Tishri - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Cheshvan - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Chislev - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Tebeth - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Shebat - Season, Feasts and Festivals

Adar - Season, Feasts and Festivals

 

The Sacred Year of Israel

Introduction

Overview

Intercalary Month

Latter Rains

Early Rains

The Dry and Hot Seasons

The Cold Season

The Rainy Season

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Table of Contents

Overview

Nisan

Iyyar

Sivan

Tammuz

Av

Elul

Tishri

Cheshvan

Chislev

Tebeth

Shebat

Adar

 

 

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