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Nissan or Nisan is a Babylonian translation of the Hebrew calendar month "Abib",

which basically means "spring" as in the season. See The Bible book of Esther, chapter 3 verse 7.

"Abib"

was originally the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar (as recorded in the bible book of Genesis, chapter 8 verse 4). However, at the time of the Exodus from Egypt, God commanded the Israelites to make this month the first (see the bible book of Exodus chapter 12, verse 2).

The first of Nisan's festivals is the Passover, originally celebrated on the 14th of the month in Egypt.
It is also noteworthy to mention that Jesus Christ's death is commemorated on this month.

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