Boyd’s Bible Dictionary:

(green fruit, also ear of corn), called also Nisan. Seventh month of Jewish civil, and first of the sacred year (Ex. 12:2). [MONTH.]

Concise Bible Dictionary:


Jackson’s Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names:

green ear (of corn)

From Manners and Customs of the Bible:

Deuteronomy 16:1. The month of Abib.
Abib means a green ear. This denotes the condition of the barley in Palestine and Egypt during this month. It was the first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, and was in later times called Nisan. See Nehemiah 2:1; Esther 3:7. It corresponded nearly to our month of April.

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