the month of gifts, i.e., of vintage offerings; called Tisri after the Exile; corresponding to part of September and October. It was the first month of the civil year, and the seventh of the sacred year ( 1 Kings 8:2 ).
The seventh month of the Jewish year (1 Kings 8:2). The word is of Phoenician origin and signifies "perennial," referring to living streams. It corresponds to September-October.
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