Abib

Abib (Ay┬┤bib)

Later called Nisan, the original Canaanite name of the first month (March/April) in the Hebrew religious calendar. It is the month during which the exodus occurred and the Passover was celebrated (Exod 13:4; Exod 23:15; Deut 16:1).

Exod 13:4

4Today, in the month of Abib, you are going out.

Exod 23:15

15You shall observe the festival of unleavened bread; as I commanded you, you shall eat unleavened bread for seven days at the appointed time in the month of Ab ... View more

Deut 16:1

The Passover Reviewed
1Observe the month of Abib by keeping the passover for the Lord your God, for in the month of Abib the Lord your God brought you out of Eg ... View more

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