[siv-uh n; Hebrew see-vahn]
- the ninth month of the Jewish calendar.
Compare Jewish calendar.
Origin of Sivan
From the Hebrew word sīwān
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Examples from the Web for sivan
In the month Sivan there was mourning for the kings mother in Akkad.Archology and the Bible
George A. Barton
He returned to Nineveh and on the 8th of Sivan (May) formally ascended the throne.A Primer of Assyriology
Archibald Henry Sayce
He returned to Nineveh, and on the 8th of Sivan was crowned king.
Sivan is "Maha-Kalan," the great incarnation of Time, and the mighty destroyer of all things.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
On the 26th day of the month Sivan, in the seventh year, the day was turned into night, and fire in the midst of heaven.The Astronomy of the Bible
E. Walter Maunder
- (in the Jewish calendar) the third month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the ninth month of the civil year, usually falling within May and June
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