the first month of the civil year, and the seventh of the ecclesiastical year. See ETHANIM ( 1 Kings 8:2 ). Called in the Assyrian inscriptions Tasaritu, i.e. "beginning."
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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Tisri". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .