the name adopted from the Babylonians by the Jews after the Captivity for the third civil, or ninth ecclesiastical, month ( Nehemiah 1:1 ; Zechariah 7:1 ). It corresponds nearly with the moon in November.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Chisleu". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".