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(ay' bib) The month of the Exodus deliverance from Egypt (Exodus 13:4 ) and thus of the Passover festival (Exodus 23:15; Exodus 34:18; Deuteronomy 16:1 ). A harvest month covering parts of March and April, Abib means, “ears of grain.” Later the month was called Nisan (Esther 3:7 ). See Calendars .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Abib'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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