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a month of the Hebrews, answering to our March, and which sometimes takes from February or April, according to the course of the moon. It was made the first month of the second year, at the coming out of Egypt, Exodus 12:2 ; and it was the seventh month of the civil year. By Moses it is called Abib. The name Nisan was introduced only since the time of Ezra, and the return from the captivity of Babylon.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Nisan'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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