Tebeth


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Te·bet

or Te·beth  (tā′vās, tĕ-vĕt′)
n.
Variants of Tevet.

Te·vet

also Te·bet or Te·beth  (tā′vās, tĕ-vĕt′)
n.
The tenth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Hebrew ṭēbēt, from Akkadian ṭebētu, a month name; see ṭbʕ in Semitic roots.]
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These which thus doe are called Tebeth, and Chesmir; two sorts of Idolaters, which delude the people with opinion of their sanctitie, imputing these workes to their dissembled holinesse: and for this cause they goe in filthy and beastly manner, not caring who seeth them, with dirt on their faces, never washing nor combing themselves.
Table I The number of days to full moon for selected dates for the years 2000-2004 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 January 1 7 25 12 3 22 July 4 28 16 5 25 15 September 21 9 27 20 6 24 Table II The months and the number of days in each for ordinary years and for the leap years Ordinary Year Leap Year Month # of days Month # of days Tishri 30 Tishri 30 Marcheshvan 29 Marcheshvan 29 Kislev 30 Kislev 30 Tebeth 29 Tebeth 29 Shevat 30 Shevat 30 Adar 29 Adar I 30 -- -- Adar II 29 Nisan 30 Nisan 30 Iyar 29 Iyar 29 Sivan 30 Sivan 30 Tammuz 29 Tammuz 29 Ab 30 Ab 30 Elul 29 Elul 29 Total 354 Total 384 Table III The current 303rd 19-Year cycle Ordinal No.