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Bul

[bool] /bul/
noun, Chiefly Biblical.
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a month equivalent to Heshvan of the modern Jewish calendar. I Kings 6:38.

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Bul

/buːl/
noun
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the eighth month of the Old Hebrew calendar, corresponding to Heshvan of the Babylonian or post-exilic Jewish calendar: a period from mid-October to mid-November
Word Origin
from Hebrew būl, of Canaanite origin

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Bul in the Bible

rainy, the eighth ecclesiastical month of the year (1 Kings 6:38), and the second month of the civil year; later called Marchesvan (q.v.). (See MONTH.)

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