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Week

WEEK

wek (shebhua`, from shebha`, "seven"; sabbaton-ta, "from sabbath to sabbath"):

The seven-day division of time common to the Hebrews and Babylonians (Genesis 29:27,28; Luke 18:12). See ASTRONOMY; TIME. "Week" is used in the apocalyptic writings of Daniel for an unknown, prophetic period (Daniel 9:24-27). For the names of the days see ASTROLOGY, 12.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'WEEK'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.