Asarah b'Tebet

noun

Asa·​rah b'Te·​bet
ä¦sȯˌrȯbəˈtā(ˌ)ves
plural -s
: a Jewish fast day observed on the 10th day of Tebet to mark the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 b.c.

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew ʽăśārāh bĕṭēbhēth

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“Asarah b'Tebet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asarah%20b%27Tebet. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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