Origin of Elul
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It is the culmination of a 40-day process that begins as the last month of the year, Elul, begins.
In the month of Elul (September) he should arouse himself to a consciousness of the dread justice awaiting all mankind.
The choice of two other months immediately following Nisan and Elul cannot be accidental.
So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty and two days.The Bible for Young People|Anonymous