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tebeth in the Bible

(Esther 2:16), a word probably of Persian origin, denoting the cold time of the year; used by the later Jews as denoting the tenth month of the year. Assyrian tebituv, "rain."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • tebeth, a month corresponding to parts of December and January.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • Ever since that day it has been kept as a fast—the fast of tebeth.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • The Jewish year began in the early spring, and tebeth was the tenth month.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

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