Tishri, moreover, as has been pointed out, is a sacred month in a peculiar sense.
The proclamation issued to the whole Jewish world (Tishri 24—October 6) was its only momentous action thereafter.
On the first day of Tishri our ancestors discontinued their rigorous labor in Egypt.
On the first day of the seventh month, Tishri (October), is the commemoration of the creation of the world.
It is to be noted that this month—Tishri—is the festival month among the Hebrews and originally also among the Arabs.
On the first of Tishri the universe was created, and during the Passover was Isaac born.
As the last of the group comes Shamash himself, to whom the seventh month, Tishri (or Tashritum), is sacred.
On the first of Tishri Adam was created; from his existence we count our years, that is the sixth day of the creation.
The waters remain upon the surface of the land during the months of Elul and Tishri, and irrigate and fertilize it.
It is, however, to them always the first day of the month Tishri, and the first day of their new year.