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Strong's #2887 - טֵבֵת

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Tebeth = “goodness”

1) the 10th month of the Jewish calendar corresponding to modern Dec-Jan

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 טֵבֵ֑ת proper name 10th month = Dec.-Jan., Esther 2:16 (Nabataean טבת Eut No. 3 Palmyrene id., Vog No. 66; loan-word from Assyrian ˆêbêtum, Schr COT on Nehemiah 1:1, Hpt E-Vowel 10, Jen ZA iv (1889) 272f., √ perhaps ‰ebû = טבע see especially Hpt l.c., Muss-Arn JBL xi, 1892,170, month of sinking in = muddy month).

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

טֵבֵת the tenth Hebrew month; from the new moon in January to that in February, Esther 2:16. “The tenth month which is called by the Hebrews Tebeth, and by the Egyptians Τύβι (in la Croze Τώβι; in Cod. Vienn. Τήβι. Arabic طوبة), by the Romans January.” Jerome, on Ezekiel 39:1. But the Egyptian month now mentioned, extended from the 20th of December, to the 20th of January.

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טֵבֵ֑ת טבת ṭê·ḇêṯ ṭêḇêṯ teVet
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