Hebrew month names, was [b-hebrew] Thera quote

MarianneLuban at aol.com MarianneLuban at aol.com
Mon Aug 30 00:44:11 EDT 2004


In a message dated 8/29/2004 6:21:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
MarianneLuban at aol.com writes:


> In a message dated 8/29/2004 6:06:02 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
> kwrandolph at email.com writes:
> 
> 
> > True, the only month I’ve found named in Torah was )BYB [Exodus 13:4, 
> > 23:15, 34:18 Leviticus 2:14 Deuteronomy 16:1 ]. However, the month of ZW 
> was 
> > mentioned in 1 Kings 6:1, )TNYM in 1 Kings 8:2 and BWL in 1 Kings 6:28 
> showing 
> > that the Hebrew months had names that were forgotten during the Babylonian 
> 
> > Exile. That they were named shows that the names were in use.
> 
> 
This website claims these pre-exilic month names are Phoenician.

http://www.bible-history.com/jewishyear/jewishyear_international_standard_bibl
e_encyclopaedia.html



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