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Metaphysical meaning of Abib (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Abib (mbd)
Abib, a'-bib (Heb.)--month of green ears; sprouting; budding; to fructify, properly, an ear of grain; green fruits.

The first month of the ecclesiastical, and seventh of the civil, year of the Hebrews; it corresponded to parts of our March and April (Exod. 13:4; 23:15; Deut. 16:1). It is called Nisan in Nehemiah 2:1 and in Esther 3:7.

Meta. In Spirit there is no time; there are only growth and steps in unfoldment of consciousness. In the spiritual realm the days, months, and years by which man counts time represent degrees or steps in growth and attainment. Considered in a spiritual light, Abib symbolizes a period of resurrection out of the old (it was on the fifteenth of this month that Israel left Egypt) and a bringing forth of fruit to newness of life. (See NISAN.)

Preceding Entry: Abiathar
Following Entry: Abida