Monthly Archives: February 2017

Division of the Week

Every luni-solar system, be it Hebrew, Greek or Babylonian, realises that the lunar year needs adjustment about every third year. Therefore it is not by coincidence that the Hebrew heptad of years was divided in half and called, a ‘time, … Continue reading

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Strange References to a Lost Calendar

The Old Testament makes several unusual calculations that indicate calendar formula. The first is New Year’s Day, as mentioned in the previous post. The next reference is not as obvious because its function related to religious festivals and the release … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Time Measurement

Earliest biblical calendar references go back to the book of Genesis, but as far as an exclusive Hebrew system is concerned, the first mention is found with instructions given to Moses at the time of the Exodus.   This was the … Continue reading

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Ancient Hebrew Calendar

In the following series of articles, I hope to describe an old Hebrew luni-solar calendar which, if understood properly, adds considerable light to our understanding of the scriptures. The modern Jewish calendar, as we now know it, is not the … Continue reading

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