American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The seventh month of the year in the Hebrew calendar, corresponding to Nisan.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The time of newly ripe grain; the first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, beginning with the new moon of March. Abib seems to have been the designation of a season rather than the name of a month. After the Babylonish captivity it was also called
Nisan(Neh. ii. 1).
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding nearly to our April. After the Babylonish captivity this month was called
- From Hebrew אביב (abhībh), literally an ear of corn. The month was so called from barley being at that time in ear. (Wiktionary)
- Hebrew 'ābîb, young barley, spring, Abib; see אbb in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“ Nisan was sometimes called Abib, as descriptive of the state of vegetation in that month, -- the earing of the corn and the blooming of the fruit-trees.”
“Malian authorities blamed his murder on AQIM cell leader Abou Zeid, also known as Abib”
“This second calendar probably held sway for quite a long time, for we know that the first month, known as Abib (spring) - cf. 13: 4; 23: 18; 34: 18-was called, in the post-exilic period (from the 6th century BC onwards) by the Babylonian name of”
“The first of these is Abib, meaning the month of "green ears.”
“The Passover lamb, killed every year on the 14th of the first month called "Abib," was a type of Christ, the Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world.”
“I think if your name starts or ends with Abdullah, Abib, Ahmed, Ahmajad, any of those names, you should not be allowed to fly into America.”
“I think if your name starts or ends with Abdullah, Abib, Ahmed, Amajad, any of those names, you should not be allowed to fly into America.”
“In Chinese New Year, the cake Chinese has is also unleavened bread or the Nien-Gao similar to the unleavened bread Jews has in their Abib or Nisan festive season.”
“Do this at the appointed time in the month of Abib, for in that month you came out of Egypt.”
“Um ... all right, something about unleavened bread during the month of Abib.”
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