Tishri (Tish´ree)

The postexilic Babylonian name for the seventh Hebrew month, Ethanim (September/October; 1Kgs 8:2). It marked the beginning of the religious year with the New Year Festival (Heb. Rosh Hashanah), celebrated on the first day of the month (originally on the tenth day), followed by the Day of Atonement (Heb. Yom Kippur) on the tenth day (Lev 16; Lev 23:26-32; Num 29:7-11) and the eight-day Festival of Tabernacles (or Booths; Heb. Sukkoth) beginning on the fifteenth day (Lev 23:33-44).

1Kgs 8:2

2All the people of Israel assembled to King Solomon at the festival in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month.

Lev 16

The Day of Atonement
1The Lord spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron, when they drew near before the Lord and died.2The Lord said to Moses:
Te ... View more

Lev 23:26-32

The Day of Atonement
26The Lord spoke to Moses, saying:27Now, the tenth day of this seventh month is the day of atonement; it shall be a holy convocation for yo ... View more

Num 29:7-11

Offerings on the Day of Atonement
7On the tenth day of this seventh month you shall have a holy convocation, and deny yourselves; you shall do no work.8You shal ... View more

Lev 23:33-44

The Festival of Booths
33The Lord spoke to Moses, saying:34Speak to the people of Israel, saying: On the fifteenth day of this seventh month, and lasting seven ... View more

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