Adar: the twelfth month in the Jewish calendarOriginal Word: אֲדָרPart of Speech:
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of foreign originDefinition
the twelfth month in the Jewish calendarNASB Translation
Brown-Driver-Briggs אֲדָר proper noun [masculine] 12th
(Babylonian) month = Feb.-Mar. (late Hebrew loan-word, = Babylonian A(d)-daru
see DlWp. 188
, compare Al 3 93, meaning dubious perhaps adâru
, be darkened, eclipsed
, but see DlW p. 190
) Esther 3:7,12
; Esther 8:12
; Esther 9:1
,15,17,19,21; compare Palmyrene, Nabataean אדר
אֲדָר (K§ 57 a) proper name 12th month (Biblical Hebrew id.); — Ezra 6:15.
Probably of foreign derivation; perhaps meaning fire; Adar, the 12th Hebrew month -- Adar.