Month and Day References in the Bible

Day

Description

Reference

Month 1 (Nisan, Abib)

1st

God instructed Moses when to set up the Tabernacle for the first time Exodus 40:2
Moses erected the Tabernacle for the first time Exodus 40:17
Hezekiah began consecrating the Temple after repairing it 2 Chronicles 29:17
Ezra left Babylon to journey to Jerusalem Ezra 7:9
Ezra and the heads of households finished investigated offenders who married foreign women Ezra 10:17
The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel concerning the judgment of Tyre Ezekiel 26:1
The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel concerning Egypt Ezekiel 29:17
The day the Millennial Temple is to be cleansed Ezekiel 45:18

7th

Word of the Lord to Ezekiel for victory of Babylon over Egypt Ezekiel 30:20
Atonement made in the Millennial Temple for ones who go astray and those who are naïve Ezekiel 45:20

8th

Hezekiah entered the porch of the temple and began to consecrated the Temple 2 Chronicles 29:17

10th

A lamb is taken for each household in preparation for the Passover. The lamb is kept alive until the 14th day. Exodus 12:3
Joshua led the people across the Jordan river and they set up 12 stones Joshua 4:19
God speaks to Ezekiel through a vision concerning the measurements of Millennial Temple Ezekiel 40:1

14th

Passover Exodus, 12:6
Lev 23:5
Numbers 9:3
Ezekiel 45:21

Matthew 26:2

Matthew 26:17-19

Mark 14:12-16

Luke 2:41-42

Luke 22:1

John 2:13

John 2:23

John 6:4

John 13:1-30

I Corinthians 11:23-29

14th – 21st
15th – 22nd

Feast of Unleavened Bread Numbers 9:11
Ezekiel 45:25Matthew 26:2Matthew 26:17-19

Mark 14:12-16

Luke 22:1

16th or 17th

Feast of First Fruits (traditionally observed on the second day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread Leviticus 23:9-14Deuteronomy 26:1-10

16th

Hezekiah finished consecrating the temple 2 Chronicles 29:17

17th

Noah’s flood – water prevailed on the earthNoah’s flood – the ark rested on mountains of Aarat Genesis 7:24
Genesis 8:4

24th

Daniel saw a vision and was terrified Daniel 10:4
Month 2 (Lyar, Lyyar, Ziv, Zif)

1st

The Lord told Moses to number Israel Numbers 1:1
Moses assembles the people of Israel by households and numbers them Numbers 1:18

2nd

Solomon begins to build the Temple 2 Chronicles 3:2

2nd

Ezra began to restore the Temple (day not certain) Ezra 3:8

14th

Hezekiah celebrates the Passover a month late because the priests had not consecrated themselves the first month 2 Chronicles 30:15

15th

Israel complained and God provided manna Exodus 16:1

20th

The Cloud (Shekinah Glory) moved for the first time to direct the people. Numbers 10:11
Month 3 (Sivan)

1st

The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel to speak to Pharaoh concerning Egypt Ezekiel 31:1

6th or 7th

Feast of weeks (50 days after Feast of Shavuot, Weeks or First Fruits)Celebrated 7 weeks after the Feast of First Fruits Exodus 23:16Exodus 43:22Numbers 28:26-31Deuteronomy 16:10

2 Chronicles 8:13

6th or 7th

Pentecost Acts 2:1-21Acts 20:16I Corinthians 16:8

23rd

King Ahasuerus decrees the Jews can avenge themselves against their enemies Esther 8:9
Month 4 (Tammuz)

1st

Noah’s flood – top of the mountains became visible Genesis 8:5

5th

The heavens were opened and Ezekiel say visions of God Ezekiel 1:1

9th

Walls of Jerusalem broken and city captured 2 Kings 25:3
Jeremiah 39:2
Jeremiah 52:6
Month 5 (Av)

1st

Aaron dies Numbers 33:38

1st

Ezra arrives in Jerusalem after leaving Babylon Ezra 7:9

4rd

The repair of the wall around Jerusalem started (will take 52 days to complete) Nehemiah 6:15

7th

Solomon’s Temple is destroyed (586 B.C.) 2 Kings 25:8

9th

Tisha B’Av – The Fast of the Fifth Month (traditional day to celebrate) Zechariah 7:3Zechariah 7:5Zechariah 8:19

9th

Harold’s Temple (2nd temple) is destroyed by the Romans in A.D. 70

9th

Jews expelled from England on July 18, 1290 by King Edward I (The Edict of Expulsion of 1290)

9th

200,000 Jews were expelled from Spain on July 30, 1492

10th

Solomon’s Temple is burned Jeremiah 52:12-13
The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel – God will restore Israel to her land Ezekiel 20:1
Month 6 (Elul)

1st

God spoke to Haggai to tell Zerubbabel to rebuild the Temple Haggai 1:1

5th

God spoke to Ezekiel of abominations occurring in Jerusalem Ezekiel 8:1

24th

Zerubbabel starts work on the Temple Haggai 1:15

25th

The wall around Jerusalem is completed (52 days to complete) Nehemiah 6:15
Month 7 (Tishrei, Tishri, Ethanim)

1st

Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah) – called the Blowing of Trumpets Leviticus 23:24
Numbers 29:12 Chronicles 5:12I Corinthians 15:51-52

I Thessalonians 4:16-17

Ezra reads from the law after completed the repair of the wall around Jerusalem Nehemiah 8:2
Noah’s flood – waters were dried up from the earth and Noah removed the covering of the ark. Genesis 8:13
Ezra began to offer burnt offerings before the foundation of the Temple was laid Ezra 3:6

2nd

Saul looks for David at his table and David is not there and Saul is angry with David. Jonathan grieves for David I Samuel 20:27I Samuel 20:34

9th

Keep the Sabbath from the evening of the 9th to the evening of the 10th in preparation for the Day of Atonement Leviticus 23:32

10th

Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) Leviticus 16:29
Leviticus 23:27
Leviticus 25:9
Numbers 29:7

Acts 27:9

15th – 21th

Feast of Tabernacles, Booths, Sukkot Leviticus 23:34Leviticus 23:39
Numbers 29:12John 7:1-2

John 7:8

John 7:10

John 7:14

Acts 18:21

21st

The Word of the Lord to Haggai to speak to Zerubbabel to encourage him to rebuild the Temple Haggai 2:1

24th

The people of Israel read the law, confessed their sins and worshipped the Lord after returning from captivity and rebuilding the wall around Jerusalem. Nehemiah 9:1
Month 8 (Heshvan, Kheshvan, Bul)

10th

Noah’s flood – Noah and his family went into the ark (7 days prior to rain starting) Genesis 7:10

15th

Jeroboam institutes the feast of offering of calves I Kings 12:32-33

17th

Noah’s flood – It started to rain Genesis 7:11

27th

Noah’s flood – the earth was dry and Noah and family went out from the ark Genesis 8:14
Month 9 (Kislev, Chislev)

4th

The Word of the Lord to Zechariah Zechariah 7:1

20th

Ezra gathered all the men of Judah and Benjamin in Jerusalem, they trembled in the rain, confessed their sin and separated themselves from the foreign people. Ezra 10:9

24th

Harold Temple (2nd Temple) is completed Haggai 2:10Haggai 2:18

25th

Hanukkah (Feast of Dedication) Daniel 11:32-33John 10:22-23

27th

Noah’s flood – It stopped raining (rained for 40 days) Genesis 7:12
Month 10 (Tevet, Tebeth)

1st

Ezra convened the heads of households to investigate offenders of marrying foreign women. Ezra 10:16

5th

Ezekiel gets word that the walls of Jerusalem were broken and the city had been captured Ezekiel 33:21

10th

Nebuchadnezzar starts his siege of Jerusalem and started building a siege wall all around it. 2 Kings 25:1
Jeremiah 39:1Jeremiah 52:4Ezekiel 24:1-2

10th

The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel concerning the parable of the boiling pot Ezekiel 24:1

12th

The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel concerning the judgment of Egypt Ezekiel 29:1
Month 11 (Shevat)

1st

Moses speaks to the children of Israel Deuteronomy 1:3

24th

The Word of the Lord to Zechariah Zechariah 1:7
Month 12 (Adar)

1st

The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel concerning Egypt Ezekiel 32:1

3rd

The rebuilding of the Temple is completed Ezra 6:15

13th

Purim – Purim (The Feast of Lots). Jews avenge themselves of their enemies Esther 8:12Esther 9:1Esther 9:17

14th and 15th

Purim (The Feast of Lots). The Jews in Susa avenged themselves. The Jews rested from avenging themselves and celebrated and rejoiced. Esther 9:15Esther 9:17
Esther 9:19
Esther 9:21

15th

The Word of the Lord to Ezekiel concerning Egypt Ezekiel 32:17

25th

Evil-merodach, King of Babylon, showed favor to Jehoichin and brought him out of prison Jeremiah 52:31

27th

Evil-merodach, King of Babylon, released Jehoiachin from prison and set his throne above the kings of Babylon 2 Kings 25:27