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wēk ( שׁבע , shebhua‛ , from שׁבע , shebha‛ , "seven"; σάββατον-τα , sábbaton - ta , "from sabbath to sabbath"): The seven-day division of time common to the Hebrews and Babylonians ( Genesis 29:27 , Genesis 29:28; 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.

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