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- proper n. Alternative form of Shevat (month of Hebrew calendar)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The eleventh month of the ancient Hebrew year, approximately corresponding with February.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fifth month of the Jewish civil year, and the eleventh of the sacred or ecclesiastical year, corresponding to the latter part of January and the first part of February.
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Also, there are natural human mutants where large chunks of non-coding DNA containing conserved repetitive elements go AWOL with no effect Sebat et al, 2004.
¶ Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Sebat in the second year of Dari'us, came the word of the LORD unto Zechari'ah, the son of Berechi'ah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,
And he went down to Jericho with Mattathias and Judas his sons, in the one hundred and seventy-seventh year, in the eleventh month, that is the month Sebat.
In Sebat (January-February) she was the star of the water-channel, Ikû, which was Merodach's star in Sivan (May-June), and in Marcheswan her star was Rabbu, which also belonged to Merodach in the same month.
Chisleu, Tebeth, Sebat, and Adar, derived from month names in use in
In the report of a trial dated the eighth day of Sebat or January, in the eighteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar
At the beginning of the month Sebat, Idiyatum shall enter upon his service, and in the month Iyyar it shall come to an end and he shall quit it.
(Written at) Babylon, the 19th day of Sebat (February), the seventh year of Cyrus, king of Babylon and the world.
The first of Sebat is a new year for (the tithing of) trees according to the school of Shammai, but the school of Hillel say, “on its fifteenth.”
Sebat -- the eleventh month of the Jewish year, from the new moon in